Fellowship Competition Opens November 15th

Sharpen those pencils and get ready for the W@W Annual Fellowship Competition. Submit your best work in fiction, creative nonfiction, or poetry between November 15, 2014 and January 31, 2015.


Prizes (Awarded in each category)

  • First Place: $1,000, publication in Quarterly West, tuition for the 2015 conference, and featured reading.
  • Second Place: $250.
  • Third Place: $200 conference tuition reduction.

You can find all the details, eligibility, and submissions guidelines on our Fellowship Competition page.


Read the 2014 winning entries in Quarterly West,  Issue 83, and then prepare your own work for this year’s Fellowship Competition. Submissions open on November 15, 2014!

2014 Fellowship Competition Winners:

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Upcoming W@W Events


What: “Script and Screenwriting for Film and Television: Moving from idea to premier”

When: Saturday, November 8, 2014 (10am – 4pm)

Where: University of Utah Campus

Cost: $100, including lunch. Seating is limited.

Call 801.996.3313 to register, or email jennifer@writersatwork.org.

Get more workshop details here – Workshop: Jack Amiel

There will be a maximum of 16 participants, so make the commitment and register today!

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Writers@Work This Week

Writers@Work 2014 starts this Wednesday, June 4, and runs through Sunday, June 8.

All evening events are free and open to the public. Come join us at 7:30 pm, Wednesday through Saturday, at Alta Lodge, near the top of Little Cottonwood Canyon (next-to-the-last lodge on the right): 10230 St. Route 210, Alta, UT 84092-8040. If you have any questions, please call 801-742-3500 or 800-707-2582. The Kings English Bookstore will be on site at the lodge to sell books by the featured writers.

Schedule of Free Evening Events

Wednesday, June 4 – Opening Faculty Panel: Why we write? (Ellen Bass, Robin Hemley, Michael Martone, Lawrence Coates, Rachel Weaver)

Thursday, June 5 – Readings with Guest writer and Fellowship Competition Winners

(Rachel Weaver, author of Point of Direction; Molly Spencer, poetry fellowship winner; Mary Craig, non-fiction fellowship winner; Mil Norman-Risch, fiction fellowship winner)

Friday, June 6 – Readings with fiction and multi-genre faculty (Lawrence Coates, fiction; Michael Martone, multi-genre)

Saturday, June 7 — Readings with poetry and non-fiction faculty (Ellen Bass, poetry; Robin Hemley, non-fiction)

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