HOTCUS welcomes applications for its 2018 Article Prize, which recognizes the outstanding research being published by HOTCUS members.

The prize of £100.00 will be awarded to the best article on a twentieth-century US history topic published in a peer-reviewed scholarly journal during the 2017 calendar year. Articles published in 2017 as “First View” (i.e. online only and not yet part of a specific issue published in 2017) are not eligible and should be held back for future competitions. Submissions may be made by authors or editors, and authors may be at any career stage, but they must be members of HOTCUS.

To enter, authors or editors should email a PDF of their article to the HOTCUS Committee Secretary, Nick Witham ( The deadline for entries is 31 March 2018.

Previous Winners:

2017: Maria McGrath (Bucks County Community College), “Living Feminist: The Liberation and Limits of Countercultural Business and Radical Lesbian Ethics at Bloodroot Restaurant” in The Sixties: Journal of History, Politics and Culture. For details of the committee’s citation, click here.