For the first time the Sidney Harman Writer-in-Residence Program is holding two writing contests instead of one. The Jerome L. Schulman Memorial Poetry Contest, held in honor of Prof. Grace Schulman's husband, and the Harman Fall 2017 Nonfiction Writing Contest are open to all Baruch students. See below for details.

The Jerome L. Schulman Memorial Poetry Contest

Shulman Memorial Poetry Contest

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 by Nov. 29th.

Harman Fall 2017 Nonfiction Writing Contest

Nonfiction Contest Guidelines: Students may submit one or more unpublished stories (Maximum 2500 words total.)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.


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Roslyn Bernstein Prize for Cultural Reporting

RosBarbara Harman, Baruch alumnus Sidney Harman's daughter and executive director of the Harman Family foundation, joined by Harman family members, announced the Roslyn Bernstein Prize in Cultural Reporting on Dec. 8, 2015 at Roslyn Bernstein's career celebration gathering. The cash prize will be awarded yearly to select students for exceptional cultural and arts reporting.

Roslyn Bernstein founded the Sidney Harman Writer-in-Residence Program in fall of 1998 and served as director of the program for 16 years (1998 - 2013). She has contributed greatly to the success of the program, as well as the success of the writers and students who have participated in it throughout the years.

More info on this scholarship to come!

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