The Arthur Miller Centre First Book Prize of £500 is awarded annually by the American Studies Sector at the University of East Anglia for the best first book on any American Studies topic in the preceding calendar year by a United Kingdom citizen based at home or abroad or by a non-UK citizen who publishes a book, providing that the entrant is a member of the British Association of American Studies in the year of submission.
Those interested in entering a book for consideration should submit four copies, including publication details, to:
The Arthur Miller Centre Prize Committee
Arthur Miller Centre for American Studies
University of East Anglia
Norwich NR4 7TJ
Deadline: 1st March in the year for which they wish to be considered for the Prize.
Books submitted for consideration for the BAAS book prize are ineligible for consideration for the Arthur Miller Centre First Book Prize.
The Awarding Committee includes a representative from the American Studies Sector at UEA and the Chair of BAAS. In years which include an entry from a member of the UEA faculty, a past winner or BAAS Chair will be invited to take the place of the UEA representative. The winner will be announced at the British Association of American Studies’s annual conference. The Awarding Committee is unable to notify unsuccessful applicants or to return copies of books submitted for consideration.