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The Healing Muse

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The Healing Muse is the annual journal of literary and visual art published by SUNY Upstate Medical University's Center for Bioethics & Humanities. We welcome fiction, poetry, narratives, essays, memoirs and visual art, particularly but not exclusively focusing on themes of medicine, illness, disability and healing.

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Call 315.464.8464 or email hlgmuse@upstate.edu 


 The Healing Muse Volume 18 cover

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The Healing Muse / Round & Ripe & Wise Launch Party

Please join us! 

Thursday, October 25, 2018

4:00 - 5:00

Medical Alumni Auditorium (766 Irving Avenue)

Meet our writers, artists, and editors

Refreshments to be served after

Announcing Round & Ripe & Wise!

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BA St. Andrews, founding editor of The Healing Muse, was an accomplished poet. Before her untimely death in 2003, she published over 200 of her poems in leading magazines and literary and medical journals. This collection includes unpublished poems alongside ones familiar to her readers, as well as some of the art that inspired hers. 

Each person who donated to, was featured in, or purchases The Healing Muse Volume 18 will received one free copy of Round & Ripe & Wise.  Additional copies can be purchased here

Upcoming 2018/19 Readings

We will be having readings at:

Wells College, Auburn, NY 
October 30th 

Schweinfurth Art Center, Auburn, NY 

Ulysses Philomathic Library, Trumansburg, NY 

Readings are free and open to the public.

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