The Bruce Dearing Writing Award (Upstate Students, Faculty, & Staff)
Dearing Writing Awards Ceremony
Winners of the 2014 Bruce Dearing Writing Awards
Student Category Poetry
Brielle Stanton, MSI
Makandiwana Shoniwa, MSI
Student Category Prose
Kaitlin Kyi, MSI
Julienne Abad, MSI
Where Does It Hurt
Michael Daugherty, MD
Ruth McKay, MA, LMFT
Innocence in the Face of Darkness
Ann Botash, MD
This award is given in honor of Dr. Bruce Dearing, the first Professor of Medical Humanities at Upstate. The award celebrates the connections between the healing sciences and creative arts. Established in 1985, the Dearing Writing Award is presented annually for the best essay, short story, or poem in two categories: student and faculty/employee. All submissions to the contest also receive consideration for publication in CBH's journal, The Healing Muse.
Submissions accepted annually.
December through March.
Open to Upstate students, faculty/employees only!
- Subject matter is open.
- Student winners receive cash awards.
- Faculty/employee winners receive gift certificates.
- Submit 2 copies, double-spaced, one copy has title page with name, address and telephone number.Â Indicate college and class for students, department for faculty/employees.Â The second copy has title page only.
- LIMIT: 1 entry per writer, maximum 2,500 words.
Mail submission to:
Center for Bioethics and Humanities
618 Irving Ave.
Syracuse, NY 13210
or email submission to: email@example.com
For more information call 315.464.5404