LEON EDEL PRIZE
We are pleased to publish in this issue the seventeenth Leon Edel Prize Essay, “Some Unexpected Occupant: Elaborating the Invisible in ‘The Jolly Corner,’” by Hunter J. Knox. Sincere thanks to Julie Rivkin and Greg Zacharias, who served as judges for this year’s contest.
2014 HENRY JAMES SOCIETY CONFERENCE PAPERS
We are also pleased to be able to publish in this issue two plenary talks from the 2014 Henry James Society Conference in Aberdeen, “Character and Story in The Golden Bowl” by Tessa Hadley and “Henry James Tethered and Stretched: The Materiality of Metaphor” by Clare Pettitt.
LEON EDEL PRIZE CALL FOR PAPERS
The Leon Edel Prize is awarded annually for the best essay on Henry James by a beginning scholar. The prize carries with it an award of $150, and the prize-winning essay will be published in HJR. The competition is open to applicants who have not held a full-time academic appointment for more than four years. Independent scholars and graduate students are encouraged to apply. Essays should be 20–30 pages (including notes), original, produced according to current MLA style, and not under submission elsewhere or previously published. Send submissions to email@example.com. Author’s name should not appear on the manuscript. Please identify essays as submissions for the Leon Edel Prize and include a brief curriculum vitae. Decisions about regular publication are also made at the same time as the prize decision. Deadline: November 1, 2016.