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Dearing Writing Award: Submission Guidelines

Submissions deadline:  March 9, 2020
Awards Ceremony:  April 22, 2020

Open to Upstate students, faculty/employees only!

  • Subject matter is open
  • LIMIT: 1 entry per person
  • Maximum 2,000 words, double-spaced for prose
  • Maximum 4 poems for poetry
  • Student winners receive cash awards
  • Faculty/staff receive gift certificates
  • Winning entries receive consideration for publication in The Healing Muse
  • 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).

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Deirdre Neilen
Center for Bioethics and Humanities
618 Irving Ave.
Syracuse, NY 13210

or email submission to: musolina@upstate.edu

For more information, call 315.464.8464