BARS First Book Prize 2022-23: Call for Panel Members  

By Anna Mercer

Deadline: 24 February 2023

Send your EoI to the BARS Secretary, Jennifer Orr (, and any questions to the BARS President, Anthony Mandal (

We are looking to fill two roles on this year’s panel: Panel Chair and Reader. The Book Prize is awarded biennially for the best debut monograph in Romantic Studies and is open to first books published between 1 January 2021 and 1 January 2023.

The incoming Chair will be invited to attend the BARS Spring Executive meeting (online) at the end of March where the committee timeline will be established.

Please send a short expression of interest along with your CV. Applications from Early Career Researchers to the Reader role are particularly welcomed.

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