Alumnus and former executive director of development Larry Malchow ’77 honored for short stories

“Wash the Crying River,” a short story by former executive director of development Larry Malchow ’77 is the winner of the John Steinbeck Award For Fiction, sponsored by Reed Magazine of San Jose State University. It will be published in Issue 152. Contest winners in the various categories have been posted with photos and very brief bios on the journal’s website, where Issue 152 will be available for purchase.

Malchow’s first short story “Trapped” was a seminfinalist in the Machigonne contest sponsored by the New Guard Literary Review and was published in fall of 2018 in Volume VII. Copies are on sale via the website.

His second short story, “Liberty Motel,” was a finalist for the Portal Prize in Speculative Fiction and will be published in Easy Street magazine.


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