2015 Fellowship Winners Published in Quarterly West, Issue 86.

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:

Brenda Peynado, “We Work in Miraculous Cages” – http://quarterlywest.com/?p=2726

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

Lucy Bryan, “In Between Places” – http://quarterlywest.com/?p=2703

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

Jessica Glover, “Some Women and other poems” – http://quarterlywest.com/?p=2708

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).