THE DEBRA E. BERNHARDT LABOR JOURNALISM PRIZE
2017 CALL FOR ENTRIES
THE BERNHARDT PRIZE is an award of $500 given to an article that furthers the understanding of the history of working people. Articles focused on historical events AND articles about current issues (work, housing, organizing, health, education) that include historical context are both welcome. The work should be published — in print or online — in a union or workers’ center publication or by an independent/freelance journalist.
The prize will be given to insightful work that contributes to the understanding of labor history; shows creativity; demonstrates excellence in writing; and adheres to the highest journalistic standards of accuracy. Articles should be published in a labor or a workers’ center publication and/or by an independent/free-lance journalist – in print or online – between September 1, 2016 and July 31, 2017.
TO ENTER send an e-mail before Tuesday August 1, 2017 to firstname.lastname@example.org with the following information:
- Author name
- title of article
- name of publication
- date and place of publication
- url link for article (if available)
IF there is no link available attach a pdf of the article and of the front page of the publication to your e-mail. Only one entry per person; publications and subject matter should target the United States and Canada; neither books nor plays are eligible. If you have any questions at all about the prize please email info@LaborArts.org or call 212-966-4014 ext. 1703.
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