Quarterly West

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Quarterly West  
Discipline Literary journal
Language English
Edited by Lillian-Yvonne Bertram and Claire Wahmanholm
Publication details
Publication history
Frequency Quarterly
ISSN 0194-4231

Quarterly West is a prominent American literary magazine based at the University of Utah in Salt Lake City.[1] Stories that have appeared in Quarterly West have been shortlisted for the Pushcart Prize, The Best American Short Stories and the O. Henry Prize.[2][3] The journal was founded by James Thomas in 1976.

In 2011, Quarterly West became an exclusively online literary journal, and accepts only online submissions. See link below for both current issue and submission guidelines.

Notable contributors[edit]


  • Editors: Lillian-Yvonne Bertram, Claire Wahmanholm
  • Assistant Editor: Sara Eliza Johnson
  • Fiction Editors: Jaclyn Watterson, Jess Alexander
  • Poetry Editors: Meg Day, Adam Giannelli
  • Nonfiction Editors: Adam Weinstein, Tessa Fontaine
  • Reviews Editor: 'Ilaheva Tua'one


  1. ^ "Early growth and success of U.'s literary journal topping expectations..." The Salt Lake Tribune, Jan 6, 2006.
  2. ^ Small Magazine, Big Names: `Quarterly West' Turns 20; Quarterly..., The Salt Lake Tribune, Dec. 15, 1996
  3. ^ Literary Magazine Is Expanding, Deseret News, Sept 29, 1985

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