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Calling all writers - enter the 2014 Student Writing Competition



Tuesday, June 17, 2014

Do you enjoy writing?

Medical students and residents are invited to submit reflective essays, poetry, or short fiction exploring the intersection of mental health and the humanities to the Dalhousie Department of Psychiatry Annual Student Writing Competition.

One entry in each category (medical student, postgraduate trainee) will be selected to receive a $100 cash prize.

Contest Rules:

Who is eligible? Medical students, residents and fellows at Canadian medical schools.
Maximum word count: 2,000 words

Deadline: October 13, 2014

Entries can be sent as Word attachments to Ms. Kate Rogers, Department of Psychiatry Communications Coordinator,

There is no contest entry fee.

To ensure confidentiality is maintained, patients and anyone else described in essays, stories, or poems must be fictional or composite characters (with the exception of the writer/narrator).

Please indicate in your e-mail whether you are a medical student or a resident/fellow.

Winning entries will be published in the Department of Psychiatry newsletter, Headlines, and on the Dalhousie Department of Psychiatry website.

Click here for full contest details, and for additional information regarding our programs.

Writing is thinking. It is more than living, for it is being conscious of living.
- Anne Morrow Lindbergh

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