Thank you, Quarterly West, for publishing the winners of the W@W annual Fellowship Competition each fall. You can read the winning entries at the following links:
I was one of millions of college graduates trying to pay off student loans and credit card debt on minimum wage. I worked in a hair salon as a receptionist from nine to five, and at a veterinary emergency hospital on nights and weekends… READ MORE
Sometime after we cross into West Virginia, after many miles of meandering two-lane roads, long after cell phone reception and streaming radio have vanished, my 19-year-old brother tells me he feels lost… READ MORE
Some women suffer, catch their breath, go on breathing.
Some women labor only a hollow gourd, then stop… READ MORE
The 2016 Fellowship Competition opens for submissions on November 15, 2015. All the information and guidelines are available on our Fellowship page or Submittable page. We look forward to reading your work, as do this year’s judges – Tarfia Faizullah (poetry), Peter Ho Davies (fiction), and Kerry Howley (nonfiction).