The Arkansas Women’s History Institute announces its call for the 2012 Susie Pryor Award submissions. The award is named in honor of Susie Hampton Newton Pryor – mother, community leader, local historian and writer from Camden, Arkansas.
The Susie Pryor Award in Arkansas Women’s History offers a $1,000 prize annually for the best unpublished essay on topics in Arkansas women’s history.
Manuscripts are judged on their contributions to knowledge of women in Arkansas’s history, use of primary and secondary materials, and analytical and stylistic excellence. The winning paper may be published.
Deadline for submission is Friday, March 2, 2012.
The winner will be announced at the Awards Banquet of the 2012 Arkansas Historical Association in Fayetteville, Arkansas on Friday, April 13, 2012.
For guidelines, or for more information about the Susie Pryor Award, please contact:
Heather Register Zbinden, Chair
Susie Pryor Competition
1318 Pine Valley Road
Little Rock, AR 72207
Heather Register Zbinden, President of the Arkansas Women’s History Institute Board of Directors
Old State House Museum
300 West Markham Street
Little Rock, AR 72201
501.324.8647 ~ direct
501.324.9685 ~ main
501.324.9688 ~ fax
For more information about the Arkansas Women’s History Institute, submission forms, and guidelines for the Susie Pryor Award, go to www.arkansaswomen.org