Recognizing and Rewarding NYC's Best Young Writers

The Fund for Public Schools

The Fund for Public Schools has consistently and rigorously dedicated itself to supporting New York City’s public schools since 1982,  supporting the DOE's work to meet diverse needs in ensuring every student is college and career ready and  providing seed funding that allows schools and educators the flexibility and resources they need.  To learn more please go to :

Jimmy & Rosemary Breslin Young Writers Award

Jimmy and Rosemary Breslin were tireless in their support for young, aspiring NYC artists and writers.  The Young Writers Award provides cash prizes as well as recognition of NYC's Top Student Journalists and Writers.

Who can participate?

Information on Entries for the 2019 Awards will be posted on the Fund for Public Schools Website in Fall 2018.