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. In 2023, the winning article will be published in the summer issue of 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 March 1, 2023. Decisions will be announced no later than May 1, 2023.
There are no restrictions or limitations on the topics of submissions. Any article featuring the harp or harp-related topics is welcome. Topics may include, but are not limited to, such matters as harp history; organology; repertoire; biography; and literary criticism.
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.