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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 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

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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