CASDW Annual Award for Best Article or Chapter

The CASDW Annual Award for the Best Article or Chapter in Writing and Discourse Studies

Each year, CASDW gives an award to an outstanding article or chapter in writing and discourse studies. To be eligible for consideration, the author must have been a CASDW member for the year in which the work was published and for the year in which the award is given. Multi-authored articles or book chapters will be eligible as long as one of the authors was a CASDW member in the year the work was published.


  • General quality of writing and comprehensibility
  • Potential significance to the field, including significance of the problem studied and the degree to which important new information is revealed
  • Originality
  • Depth of research


Nominations will be due in the months preceding our annual conference; the specific date will be publicized early in the year. The award is presented at the annual CASDW conference.