Public Engagement

  • Faculty

    Helen Schulman

    Professor of Writing


    Helen Schulman is the author of the novels Come With Me, This Beautiful Life, A Day At The Beach, P.S., The Revisionist and Out Of Time, and the short story collection Not A Free Show. P.S. was also made into a feature film starring Laura Linney and was written by Helen Schulman and Dylan Kidd. She co-edited, along with Jill Bialosky, the anthology Wanting A Child. Her fiction and nonfiction have appeared in such places as Vanity Fair, Time, Vogue, GQ, The New York Times Book Review and The Paris Review.

    Schulman is presently the Fiction Chair of the Creative Writing Program at The New School, where she is a tenured Professor. She also serves as Executive Director for WriteOn NYC, a fellowship program that provides free creative writing instruction to underserved New York City school children.

    Photo credit: Denise Bosco

    Awards And Honors:

    2019 Guggenheim Fellow, Aspen Words Fellow, Sundance Fellow, New York Foundation for the Arts Fellow, Tennessee Williams Fellow (Columbia University), and Pushcart Prize winner

    Current Courses:

    Creative Thesis & Lit. Project (Spring 2020)

    Fiction Workshop (Spring 2020)