Naythan M. Bell Fiction Award Winners

We had many wonderful fiction submissions this year. Thank you to all who submitted!


Naythan M. Bell was an accomplished writer and student of Dixie State University, and in his honor The Southern Quill awards outstanding works of fiction an award of $300 to the winner, $200 to the first runner-up, and $100 to the second runner-up.


The winners for 2020 are:

First place "Black and Blue" by Katie Strubel

Second place "The Firebreak" by Spencer Soule

Third place "Mud" by Jarrett Childers

Southern Quill's annual publication would not be possible without our generous donors, contributors both writers and artists, and the hard work from our dedicated staff.  Thank you for making this journal possible.