Storytelling Contest

The results are in!

All dressed up for the Halloween Party during BMS Retreat in Lake Tahoe!

Editor's note: Emily Yao earned an honorable mention for Bay Bridge and Boat, her entry into the Synapse Storytelling Contest, photography category. Cupid’s Span is a popular location to play with dogs, eat lunch in the shade, nap in the

Editor's note: Presenting Iva Petrovchich's winning entry in the 2018 Synapse Storytelling Contest's science writing category. Category judge, San Francisco Chronicle science writer Erin Allday, says, "Public Cervix Announcement had a f

Editor’s note: Simone Kurial took the Synapse Storytelling Contest first place award for creative writing.

Editor's note: We're pleased to present Kacey Berry's top winning 2018 Synapse Storytelling Contest submission in the personal essay category. In Survivors On The Margins, Kacey Berry shows her ability to see people with incredible depth and p

Editor's note: Newborn is Frank Chang's winning entry into the Synapse Storytelling Contest, photography category.

Editor's note: Kelly Crotty is the third place winner if the Synapse Storytelling Contest creative writing category.

Victoria Turner is the third place winner in the Synapse Storytelling Contest science writing category. Category judge, SF Chronicle science writer Erin Allday, said “Eye Contact Can Be Overwhelming was also a fascinating topic.

I'd give up my throne,

I'd give up my crown,

To see the world painted,

In that beautiful shade of brown,

Deep is the vale,

Deeper than the seas,

For there's more to that eye,