The Hamilton Prize

Victorian Review invites graduate students to submit their unpublished work for consideration for the Hamilton Prize. The winning essay will be published in Victorian Review; the winner will receive an additional award of $250 CAD. Articles should be 20-25 pages in length.

The deadline for submissions for the next annual competition will be July 1, 2018. This annual award honours the effort and achievements of Susan Hamilton, editor of Victorian Review from 2000 to 2006.

The winning essay will be selected according to three criteria:

  1. contribution to Victorian studies;
  2. quality and originality; and
  3. style and clarity.

The award will be judged by the editorial team of the journal in consultation with Advisory Board members.

Please send entries to:

Dr. Kristen Guest, Submissions Editor:

The Surridge Prize

The Victorian Review Editorial Team is pleased to recognize excellence in Victorian scholarship with the Surridge Prize, formerly the Editor’s Prize, awarded annually to the best article published in the journal. The prize is valued at $250 (Canadian). The winning article is selected by members of the Editorial Team and the winner is announced at the annual meeting of the Victorian Studies Association of Western Canada. All articles published in the journal in the year are considered in the Surridge Prize competition. The Surridge Prize is named in honour of the effort and achievements of Lisa Surridge, editor of the Victorian Review from 2007 to 2016.

To submit an article to the journal, please visit the submissions page.