Thank you for your interest in participating in The American Harp Journal Collegiate Writers Award. The AHS has established this award with the intention of identifying and fostering young writers in our harp community. The AHS has established this award with the intention of identifying and fostering worthwhile scholarship from young writers in our harp community, with winning submissions to be published in the American Harp Journal. Article submissions will be evaluated anonymously on the quality of writing and the significance of the content to the wider harp world. Criteria will include thoroughness of research, clarity of point of view, and the presentation of new and/or newly framed interpretations of issues and topics of concern to all harpists.
Submissions should be emailed to AHJEditor@harpsociety.org and will be reviewed by members of The American Harp Journal Editorial Board. The decision of the judges is final.
The winning article will be:
Currently enrolled undergraduate and/or graduate students in an accredited collegiate institution are welcome to submit articles for consideration.
Article submission deadline is May 1, 2024. Decisions will be announced no later than August 1, 2024.
Topics may include, but are not limited to: harp/music history, cultural history, organology, music theory, repertoire, ethnomusicology, literary criticism, performance medicine, biography, or the harp’s role in alternative music. Creative writing entries will not be considered.
Eligible article submissions will be a maximum of 2500 words not including illustrations/examples, formatted as below:
All questions concerning any of the above should be emailed to AHJEditor@harpsociety.org.