Helen Bernstein Book Award for Excellence in Journalism logo

Helen Bernstein Book Award for Excellence in Journalism

Writing Contest by New York Public Library



This listing is scheduled for audit

We haven't reviewed these for 2024 yet, so the info may be from 2023. Please double check information on the contest’s website

if you are an editor for this contest, you can claim the listing here

Girl with a notebook


  • Response time: -
  • Prizes: $15000
  • Fee: -
  • Last run: 1970-01-01 - 2023-08-31
  • Reading blind: -


Max pieces: 1

Type: Book

Only full length books written or translated into English, by an author or authors whose primary profession is print, broadcast, or electronic journalism are eligible. Works of fiction, biographies, anthologies, collections of columns or articles are not eligible.

Additional info

Please read contest details carefully before submitting.

Submission calls



For the past 35 years, The New York Public Library has selected five finalist books for the Helen Bernstein Book Award for Excellence in Journalism. The Bernstein Award recognizes works written by working journalists that raise awareness about current events or issues of global or national significa...

Read more