Sasha West—Alan Collins Fellow in Poetry
West was awarded a Poetry Fellowship to the 2016 Bread Loaf Writers' Conference (August 9-20)
Sasha West’s first book, Failure and I Bury the Body, was a winner of the National Poetry Series and the Texas Institute of Letters First Book of Poetry Award. Her poems have appeared in Southern Review, West Branch, American Poet, Third Coast, Forklift, Ohio, and elsewhere. Her awards include a Houston Arts Alliance grant, Rice University’s Parks Post-Doctoral Fellowship, and Inprint’s Verlaine Prize. She is an assistant professor of creative writing at St. Edward’s University in Austin, TX.