Essay Prize


The Katherine Mansfield Society is pleased to announce its annual essay prize competition for 2020, open to all, on the subject of:

Katherine Mansfield
and Children

The winner will receive a cash prize of £200 and the winning essay will be considered for publication in Katherine Mansfield Studies, vol. 13 (2021), the peer-reviewed yearbook of the Katherine Mansfield Society, published by Edinburgh University Press.


The distinguished panel of judges will comprise:

Professor Anna Jackson
Victoria University of Wellington, New Zealand
Chair of the Judging Panel

Donna Couto
Assistant Editor of the Juvenilia Press, University of New South Wales, Australia,

Dr Gerri Kimber
Visiting Professor, University of Northampton, UK
Author of Katherine Mansfield: The Early Years (EUP, 2016)


Essays that address any aspect of the theme of Katherine Mansfield and Children are welcome. The full CFP for this volume can be viewed on our website:

Submissions of 6000 words (inclusive of endnotes), in Word format, Times New Roman 12 point, double-line spaced, using MHRA style referencing with endnotes, should be emailed to the editorial team, accompanied by a 100-word abstract, 5 keywords, and 50-word biography:


Deadline for submissions: 31 August 2020.

Click here to download a PDF of this CFP


A detailed MHRA style guide is available from the Katherine Mansfield Society website: