Roslyn Bernstein

Arts & Culture Journalist & Professor Emerita of Journalism

Roslyn Bernstein is a professor emerita of journalism and creative writing at Baruch College of the City University of New York (CUNY). She is the founding director of the Sidney Harman Writer-in-Residence Program at Baruch College. (<a href="" target="_hplink"></a>). She is the co-author with the architect Shael Shapiro of <em>Illegal Living: 80 Wooster Street and the Evolution of SoHo</em>, published by the Jonas Mekas Foundation. (<a href="" target="_hplink"></a>) Her book, <em>Boardwalk Stories</em>, (<a href="" target="_hplink"></a>) is a collection of 14 linked tales set in the years 1950 to 1970. She is currently working on a novel set in Jerusalem in 1961 during the Adolf Eichmann trial. Bernstein has reported on arts and culture from around the globe for such print publications as <em>the New York Times, Newsday, the Village Voice, New York Magazine</em>,<em> Parents, Artnews, and the Columbia Journalism Review</em>, and for such online publications as <em>Tablet, Artslant, Tikkun</em>, and <em>Guernica</em>.