Katherine Anne Porter Society Graduate Student Paper Award

Due Date: 06-30-2024

The Katherine Anne Porter Society is pleased to invite submissions for its biannual Graduate Student Paper Award. Interested applicants should submit an article-length paper (15–25 pages) on any Katherine Anne Porter topic. The winner, who will be announced on 1 December 2024, will be invited to present a shortened form of the paper at the annual Katherine Anne Porter Society Session at the 2025 American Literature Association Conference. The award-winning paper will be featured in an article of the Katherine Anne Porter Society newsletter.

The award also brings a monetary prize of $500. Please email submissions as Word attachments to Jerry Findley ( by 30 June 2024. For more information, visit