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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Dearing Writing Awards


Submissions currently being accepted!  See details here:

Upcoming 2018 Readings

We will be having readings at:

Schweinfurth Art Center, Auburn, NY

Buffalo Street Books, Ithaca, NY

Trumansburg Library

Stay tuned for dates!  

Readings are free and open to the public.

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