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2018 CAALS Essay Prize: Call for Submissions/Nominations

The CAALS Essay Prize, established in 2013, is an annual award for the best paper on Asian American literature written by a graduate (or undergraduate) student and presented at any ALA panel or CAALS-sponsored panel.

If you are a student who presented on a 2018 CAALS panel at AAAS or at any ALA panel and would like to submit your paper for consideration, please email it to caroline.hong[at] If you would like to nominate a student paper, please email the student’s name and email address to caroline.hong[at] The deadline for submissions and nominations is September 1, 2018. Papers will be reviewed by a committee of CAALS officers and/or Advisory Board members.