A prize of $10,000 and publication in the Center for Documentary Studies digital periodical is given annually for a documentary project that incorporates text and images. The winning piece will also be placed in Duke University's Archive of Documentary Arts. Independent and collaborative fieldwork projects that "rely on and exploit the interplay of words and images" are eligible. Poetry, oral history, descriptive narrative, photographs, audio, and video are eligible. Using the online submission system, submit up to 15 pages of writing and up to 19 images or 10 minutes of video or audio, along with a project description, a personal statement, a curriculum vitae, and a $70 entry fee by May 15. Visit the website for complete guidelines.
Center for Documentary Studies, Dorothea Lange–Paul Taylor Prize, 1317 West Pettigrew Street, Durham, NC 27705. (919) 660-3663. Samantha Bechtold, Contact.