We’re pleased to announce the 2017 Summer Fishtrap Fellowships
- Nellie Bridge – Sequim, Washington
- Ruby Hansen Murray – Cathlamet, Washington
- Emily Withnall – Missoula, Montana
Mary Fussell also received the 3rd annual Summer Fishtrap Undergraduate Fellowship. This Fellowship opportunity is a partnership between Fishtrap, the University of Montana’s Creative Writing Program, and their undergraduate literary magazine, The Oval.
Since 1990, Fishtrap has awarded more than 100 Fellowships to writers throughout the West — many of whom have gone on to publish, and succeed in full-time careers as writers and teachers. Fishtrap Fellowships recognize and encourage writers who show promise at an early stage in their career.
Help us grow and maintain a rich, dynamic community of talented writers by becoming a part of this important program. You can start by donating to an the Fishtrap Scholarship Fund. If you would like to help fund one of our Fishtrap Fellows, please contact us.