J. Kevin Shushtari has won the 2011 Editors’ Prize at Meridian

J. Kevin ShushtariMeridian, the Semi-Annual from the University of Virginia, has awarded J. Kevin Shushtari the 2011 Editors’ Prize for his story “Illegal Dreams.” Kevin is a 2010 graduate of the MFA in Fiction program here at Boston University.

He was also the winner of the July 2010 Glimmer Train Very Short Fiction Award for his story, “The Vast Garden of Strangers” and is a recipient of the Forugh Farrokhzad Fellowship Award: http://www.vermontstudiocenter.org/vsc-announces-new-forugh-farrokhzad-fellowship/

“Illegal Dreams” will appear in the May 2011 issue of Meridian.

Photo credit: Howard Romero, The Vermont Studio Center

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