Anthony Trollope

Welcome to the Trollope Prize Website!

The Department of English, in collaboration with the Hall Center for the Humanities, at The University of Kansas is pleased to sponsor The Trollope Prize, an essay contest open to undergraduate and graduate students writing about the works of Victorian novelist Anthony Trollope. Please have a look around our new website, which includes submission dates and criteria as well as directions for entering the contest.

2017 Winners Announced!

Congratulations to the 2017 winners of the Trollope Prize:


Graduate prize: Joel Simundich (PhD Brown University), "Feeling for the World: Everyday Life and the Utopianism of Form in Anthony Trollope’s The Fixed Period


Undergraduate prize: Katharine Scott (College of William and Mary),“Resisting Redemption: Biblical Echoes and Rural Warnings in Anthony Trollope’s The Small House at Allington


Graduate prize Honorable Mention: Lindsay Munnelly (University of Indiana)


Read more about the winning essays in our press release (pdf)

The Trollope Prize: Trollope and His World

Essays are invited on the topic of "Trollope and His World." Submissions may include essays focusing exclusively on the works of Anthony Trollope; comparative essays on Trollope and other writers; essays examining Trollope's work and career in the larger context of Victorian history, culture and society; historical or literary essays on topics central to Trollope's work and illuminated by his work; or essays on the reception of Trollope's work or on his larger cultural influence. 

Information on essay criteria:




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