The Editor of SCL/ÉLC is Cynthia Sugars (email@example.com). The Managing Editor is Kathryn Taglia (firstname.lastname@example.org). The journal has published continuously since 1975, when it was founded by Barrie Davies, Desmond Pacey, Roger Ploude, and Michael Taylor. Past editors are Kathleen Sherf, John Ball, Jennifer Andrews, and Herb Wyile.
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Seeking donations! The Herb Wyile Prize in Canadian Literature
Studies in Canadian Literature/Études en littérature canadienne is working to establish a Canadian Literature prize in honour of Herb Wyile (see the description below). As many gathered in Wolfville for a memorial service that brought together family, friends, and colleagues from Acadia and elsewhere, our talk naturally turned to ways that we could honour a colleague who was known for both his collegiality and scholarship. A Canadian literature prize in Herb’s name seemed like a fitting memorial.
The journal is seeking donations from friends and colleagues to endow a fund that will make this prize possible. The University of New Brunswick, where SCL/ÉLC is published and where Herb did his PhD, will administer the prize, which will be awarded annually to the best essay published in SCL/ÉLC over the previous calendar year. In order to make a $500 annual prize a reality, we need to raise $13,000. The first $5000 in donations will be matched, dollar for dollar, by SCL/ÉLC itself. All donors will receive a charitable receipt. As you may know, Herb was an exceptionally generous colleague to so many of us; we are hoping that our community can come together in memory of Herb to make this prize possible.
You may support The Herb Wyile Prize in Canadian Literature by donating online or by mailing a contribution to our offices in Saint John or Fredericton. For your convenience, you may access Herb’s memorial by following this link.
Please join with me and others in making a gift to help establish this lasting tribute to our colleague and friend. Thank you for your support!
Announcing... The Herb Wyile Prize in Canadian Literature
This prize is awarded annually to the best essay published in Studies in Canadian Literature/Études en littérature canadienne over the previous calendar year. The value of the prize is $500. The winning essay will be chosen on the basis of the quality of the research and writing, the originality of the argument, and the article’s potential impact on the field of Canadian literature.
A committee of three adjudicators will be appointed by the editor(s) of SCL/ÉLC each spring to review essays from the previous calendar year. Prize winners will be announced in the Fall. The winner will be contacted by the editor(s) of the journal. His/her name will be posted on the SCL/ÉLC website and announced in the subsequent issue.