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36th Annual Dearing Writing Award Competition

Submission Guidelines

Dearing Writing Award Competition

Open to Upstate students, faculty/employees only!

  • Submissions close:  March 13
  • Winners announced: April 5
  • Subject matter is open
  • LIMIT: 1 entry per person
  • Maximum 2,500 words, double-spaced for prose
  • Maximum 5 poems for poetry
  • Student winners receive cash awards
  • Faculty/staff receive gift certificates
  • Submit 2 copies, double-spaced; one copy has a title page with name, address and telephone number. Indicate college and class for students, department for faculty/employees. The second copy has title page only (no identifying information).
  • All submissions receive consideration for CBH’s annual journal, The Healing Muse.

Please send submissions to Andrea Chiaravalloti, Center for Bioethics and Humanities, via email at chiaraan@upstate.edu.