CNY Branch's Janine DeBaise Wins National Vinnie Ream Competition; Other Branch Members Place

Janine DeBaise, professor, poet, writer, and member of the Central New York Branch of the NLAPW, won the national Vinnie Ream competition, competing across three genres. DeBaise's essay "The Space Between" is a "breath-taking" work of art in which family ties to each other and our environment are poetically and powerfully woven together." DeBaise won first place in the NLAPW's Vinnie Ream biennial competition and then won first place over all. DeBaise's essay has since been published in The Hopper, a literary magazine focused on environmental issues from Green Writers Press. The Hopper editors also nominated DeBaise's work for a Pushcart Prize. Susan Murphy placed third over all in the Art c

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