ESSAY PRIZE: George Moore Student Essay Competition

The 12th International George Moore Conference (8-10 May 2024) hosted by the Department of English, University of Liverpool announces The 1st George Moore Student Essay Competition

First prize: 100 euros (Sponsored by the George Moore Association)

The competition is open to undergraduate and postgraduate students.
For more click here.

Essay Guidelines

Word Limit: 3000 including the ‘Works Cited’ list.

Recommended Style: MLA Author-Page Style

Times New Roman, 12 pt., double spacing

Submission Deadline: Friday 29th March 2024

The prize will be presented at the conference.

Please include a cover page with your name and the selected topic, and send the completed essay to both:

Dr Mary Pierse: piersemary [@]


Dr Kathryn Laing: kathryn.laing [@]

Select one of the following topics:

  1. With almost exclusive reference to George Moore and texts by him (one or two), treat of his importance as a writer.


  • ‘Reflect on the relevance and importance of George Moore texts in the context of the fin-de-siecle period’.  


  • ‘George Moore’s writings: Insights for the twenty-first century’.