Baruch’s Journalism Department presents, in collaboration with the Harman Writer-in-Residence Program, a reading and conversation with student winners of the What Is Home? essay contest. The event takes place in person on May 24, 12:30 pm to 2 pm at the Mishkin Gallery, 135 E. 22nd St. Lunch will be served. RSVP bridgett.davis@baruch.cuny.edu.

The  contest was judged by Professors Bridgett Davis and Gisele Regatao and prizes were funded by Baruch alumnus David Shulman.

The winners are:

First Place: ($1500) Brianna Hobson — Gangster’s Paradise”

Second Place: ($1000) Sven Larsen — Unidentified Dying Objects”

Third Place: ($500) Tamanna Saidi —  Even in My Despondence, There Is a Telepathy Between Hearts”

Honorable Mentions: Fannie Davis Prize ($200 each)

Kenia Torres — “Mis Querencias

James D. Reilly — “The Flood”

Siddrah Alhindi — “If These Walls Could Speak”

Winning essays will be published online in Dollars & Sense.