Join us in honoring 10 outstanding young writers for their powerful, nonfiction essays in an in-person and virtual ceremony.


5:30-7:OO PM

Pier 57

25 11th Ave, New York, NY 10011


Check-in begins at 5:30 pm. The ceremony will begin promptly at 6:00 pm. Light refreshments will be served.

Thank you to the Sunny and Abe Rosenberg Foundation for supporting this year’s awards.


Pier 57 is on 15th Street in Hudson River Park, between Little Island and Chelsea Piers.

By Subway: Take the A, C, E, or L train to the 14th Street (8th Avenue) station. Walk west to West Side Highway and 15th Street.

By Bus (From North/East/South): Take the M14, M20, or M11 bus to 14th Street. Walk west to the West Side Highway.

Enter from the West Side Highway

Enter the doors under the “Pier 57” sign, and walk straight (heading towards the water), passing through the market and into the living room. Continue walking until seeing the Seahorse and Daffodil classrooms on your right side. Each classroom is marked with a name plate.

Enter from the exterior apron

Enter through the gates on the south end, between Little Island and City Winery. Walk all the way down the apron until you reach the double door entrance to the Rooftop Park. Once inside, go left for the Seahorse and Daffodil classrooms.

Upon arrival, please proceed to the Seahorse and Daffodil combined classrooms.