The winner will receive a monetary award of up to $2,000, and will be invited to speak at the RSVP conference at The University of Texas at Austin (September 14-5, 2012). The prize is made possible by a generous gift in honor of Robert and Vineta Colby, long and devoted members of RSVP and major scholars in the field of Victorian periodicals.
To nominate a book please email Joanne Shattock (firstname.lastname@example.org) by December 1, 2011. You or your press will be asked to supply the committee with five copies of the book by the beginning of January, 2012. Self-nominations are welcome.
A PDF of this call for nominations can be found at this address: