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Dearing Writing Awards (Upstate Students, Faculty, & Staff)

Congratulations to the winners of the

32nd Annual Dearing Writing Awards [2018]



Winners of the 2018 Dearing Writing Awards

Student Poetry

Isaiah Buchanan, Risk Factors

Natela Dushukyan, Returning Home

Student Essay/Prose

Melanie Hundt, Practicing in the Twilight Zone:
A Third Year Medical Student’s Perspective

Faculty/Employee Poetry

DeAnna Gilson, Do You Think She Knew?

Faculty/Employee Essay/Prose

Deborah Kloonan, The Rope

This 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.