The Mark Twain Circle Emerging Scholar Award

Due Date: 03-15-2021

The Mark Twain Circle of America seeks submissions for its new Emerging Scholar Award. The award is for an article, either published since January 2019 or accepted and forthcoming before the end of 2021, by a young scholar just entering the field. Interdisciplinary approaches are encouraged, so long as the article deals substantially with Mark Twain. All submitters must be Mark Twain Circle members in good standing (

Submitters should send copies of the article, acceptance letters (if forthcoming), and a current CV to John Bird ( by 15 March 2022. Winners will be announced at the Ninth Annual Center for Mark Twain Studies Quadrennial Conference, 4–7 August 2022.