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jAngel Nafis is the author of BlackGirl Mansion (Red Beard Press/ New School Poetics, 2012). She earned her BA at Hunter College and is an MFA candidate in poetry at Warren Wilson College. Her work has appeared in The BreakBeat Poets Anthology, The Rumpus, Poetry magazine, and elsewhere. She has represented NYC at both the Women of the World Poetry Slam and the National Poetry Slam. With poet Morgan Parker (Spring ‘16 Harman Writing Fellow), she runs The Other Black Girl Collective, an internationally touring Black Feminist poetry duo.

The workshop will be on Thursday, Nov. 16th, in room 7-160 from 12:30 - 2:15 p.m.

To attend students MUST RSVP at Harmanassistant@gmail.com!

Harman Contests

The Jerome L. Schulman Memorial Poetry Contest Submission guidelines:  Submit up to 6 pages of original poetry typed single-spaced on one-sided paper. Do NOT include your name anywhere on these pages. Do NOT include photocopies from journals. On a separate sheet include your name, phone number, email address, street address, year at Baruch or year of graduation, and titles of poems submitted. All submissions must be emailed to Harmanassistant@gmail.com. Deadline is Nov. 29th.

Harman Nonfiction Writing Contest

Submission Guidelines: Students may submit one or more unpublished stories (Maximum 2500 words total.) Categories: magazine-style feature stories, essays, memoirs, and family histories. Do Not put your name on the entry! Include your name, phone number, address, and email on a seperate cover sheet. All submissions must be emailed to Harmanassistant@gmail.com by Nov. 29th.

Upcoming Writer-in-Residence  

Rowan Ricardo Phillips

Current Writer-in-Residence

Russell Shorto's Headshot












Russell Shorto is an American author and journalist whose books are narrative nonfiction history. His five books, including the national bestseller, The Island At The Center Of The World, have been published in 13 languages and have won a variety of awards. His sixth, Revolution Song, is due out in Fall 2018. Shorto is a contributing writer at the New York Times Magazine, and blogs for the New Yorker.com. He was born and raised in Johnstown, Pennsylvania, which he notes "was recently awarded the designation of poorest city in the state. But it has beautiful hills."

Harman News

In case you missed it: A Reading & Conversation with russell shorto

On Tuesday, October 17, Writer-in-Residence Russell Shorto shared real life stories of those featured in his new book, Revolutionary Song. The event garnered quite the crowd, and was preceded by a lively reception.

Photo credits: Glenda Hydler

Shorto with Prof. Davis

Russell Shorto with Program Director Professor Bridgett Davis.

photo(Left to right) Shorto, Prof. Davis, and Prof. Andrea Gabor

Shorto Speaking Shorto speaking at the stand.

4Various Attendees.


For information about residency, email Prof. Bridgett Davis or visit her homepage.
Phone: (646) 312-3927

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