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Michael Delahoyde Award

for Distinguished Contributions in Editing

Deadline for Applications: March 1

Awards Announced: April 1

E-mail your application packet to Committee Chairperson Marla Arbach,
Michael Delahoyde is Clinical Professor of English at Washington State University and served as editor of the Rocky Mountain Review of Language and Literature from 1998 to 2012. During his tenure, the Review grew significantly in number of submissions and prestige, publishing articles of great interest to the membership and to scholars in various disciplines throughout the region, nation, and abroad. For his service to the RMMLA and his support of scholarly publishing, the Executive Board established in 2015 the "Michael Delahoyde Award for Distinguished Contributions in Editing."
The Delahoyde Award carries a $250 prize.
Michael Delahoyde

Nominations (including self-nominations) should include the following:

  • A statement of the nominee's recent accomplishments in the field of editing
  • At least two letters of support from contributors, testifying to such essential qualities as acknowledgement of submissions and speed of publication
  • At least two letters of support from journals and presses, as applicable
  • Reviews of edited volumes, where applicable

Nominations and supporting materials (in pdf format) should be sent electronically to award committee chairperson Marla Arbach at

RMMLA Executive Board reserves the right to vacate the award in any year that sufficient quantity or quality of submissions is not received by the announced deadline. The Executive Board’s decision will be announced on the website. After the initial acknowledgement of submission, correspondence is not maintained with applicants throughout the process. All application materials must be received by 11:59 pm. Rocky Mountain time on the date of the deadline. Announced deadlines will not be extended.

Recent RMMLA - Delahoyde Award recipients include:

2016 - Albrecht Classen (University of Arizona)

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