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Jacqueline Jones, Chair 128 Inner Campus Dr., Stop B7000, GAR 1.104 Austin, TX 78712-1739 • 512-471-3261

Undergraduate Essay Contest!

Essay winners will be published in the December issue of

Posted: October 24, 2011


Have You Ever Wanted To Publish Your Work?

The History department is holding a contest for excellent short essays about great history books; submissions are due November 15.


We will publish the two best essays in the December issue of

  • All entrants invited to pizza party celebration. 
  • Open to history majors and all undergraduates.
  • Great for your resume!

Essays should be approximately:

  • 500 words in length
  • they can be about any work of historical fiction or non-fiction
  • essays should tell readers what the book is about & why they should read it

Take a look at the Read page on to see the kinds of essays we publish.

Submissions and questions should be emailed by November 15 to Yana Skorobogatov, Assistant Editor, Not Even Past at: 

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