Quarterly West

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Quarterly West  
Discipline Literary journal
Language English
Edited by Claire Wahmanholm and Sara Eliza Johnson
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.

Notable contributors[edit]


  • Editors: Claire Wahmanholm, Sara Eliza Johnson
  • Assistant Editor: Adam Atkinson
  • Fiction Editors: Jessica Alexander, Rachel Levy
  • Poetry Editors: Laura Bylenok, Jessica Rae Bergamino
  • Nonfiction Editors: Alexandra Distler
  • New Media Editor: Joe Sacksteder
  • Reviews Editor: 'Ilaheva Tua'one

See also[edit]


  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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