Wednesday, March 9, 2011

USC Libraries Wonderland Award

Are you a fan of Lewis Carroll? If you are, you may want to take note of the USC Libraries Wonderland Award.

The award is is an annual multidisciplinary competition that encourages new scholarship and creative work related to Lewis Carroll (1832-1898), the English logician, mathematician, photographer, and nonsense poet who authored Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland (1865) and its sequel, Through the Looking Glass (1871). The contest is open to graduate and undergraduate students from all disciplines at all Southern California universities. Previous winners have included creative writing, journalism, fine art, and biomedical engineering students.

The CSUDH Library has put together a page with available resources on Lewis Carroll and the Alice stories and poems to assist entrants from Dominguez Hills. You can view the page by clicking here:

The deadline for entry is April 1st, and the first prize is $2,000 with a second place prize of $1,500. If you enter and win, let us know so we can feature you on the library page!