Midwestern Studies Book Award
The Midwestern Pastoral: Place and Landscape in Literature of the American Heartland, by William Barillas, won the 2005 SSML Book Award.
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To submit a manuscript…
Manuscripts considered for the SSML Book Award must be single-authored and book-length. They may address various aspects of cultural and literary history or conditions from or about the Midwestern states. They may focus on particular ethnicities, races, or genders, address single figures, or engage theoretical aspects of Midwestern history and culture.
Applicants must be members of the Society for the Study of Midwestern Literature in order for a manuscript to be considered. For more information, please contact William Barillas (barillaswilliam [at] hotmail [dot] com).