2021-22 Hugo Fellows Final Reading
This spring, the 2021-22 Hugo House Fellows invite you to their reading, “Rituals for Perennial Awakening: a reading inspired by & in search of healing.”
The Fellows will read from the projects they’ve been working on during the Hugo Fellowship, part of our program that provides support to emerging writers. Hear work from Scott Bentley, s.c. bostwick, C.R. Glasgow, Marguerite Harrold, Rebecca Marrall, and Troy Osaki. Writers-in-residence Jessica Mehta and Ruth Joffre, who served as mentors for this class of Fellows, will emcee.
You can read more about the 2021–22 Hugo Fellows and their projects here.
Scott Bentley (he/they) received a Master of Fine Arts in Creative Writing and Poetics at the University of Washington, Bothell. He’s been a curator of the Gamut literary series, a Mineral School resident, Hugo House Fellow, and editor at Clamor, Ghost Town, and Pacific Review. His writing and art have appeared in Paperbark, Abalone Mountain Press, Under A Warm Green Linden, and elsewhere.
Rebecca Marrall writes fiction and creative nonfiction for teens and adults, and lives in the Pacific Northwest with an adorable scamp of a dog and an unsustainable number of hobbies. She recently attended the 2021 Tin House YA Fiction Workshop and was selected to be one of the 100 invited writers to participate in the Write Team Mentorship Program’s curated Pitch-a-Thon event before being chosen as a Mentee for the 2021 Program.
s.c.bostwick (they/them) is a nonbinary trans poet born and raised on the traditional lands of the Puyallup people (Tacoma, WA). They received their BA in English from Western Washington University and their MFA in Poetry from the University of Notre Dame. s.c.bostwick was a recipient of the Hugo Fellowship in 2021-22 and their work can be found in Homology Lit, Dream Pop Journal, and DELUGE. They are currently working on projects that are concerned with family, transness, migration, power, and the construction industry. Find them on socials: @s.c.bostwick
c.r. glasgow (doc/she/we) is a non-binary, queer, first-generation Afro-Caribbean-American healing artist, writer, and educator. c’s work has been supported by fellowships and craft shops through Hugo House, VONA, The Watering Hole, Hurston/Wright, and Anaphora. We have also been the recipient of the Haitian Heritage Scholarship through VONA in 2021. Their chapbook the Devils that raised Us was longlisted at Frontier Poetry. c’s work has appeared or is forthcoming in Killens Review, Black Lawrence Press, Breathe, Moko: Caribbean Arts & Letters, and Rigorous Magazine; and performances with Butch Is Not a Dirty Word, Leaf Lit Live!, Brooklyn Yawp, LitCrawl Seattle, and the Seattle Public Library, Hugo House, and Elliott Bay Book Company. With nearly 20 years as a healing artist, doc supports the global majority in addressing grief, liminal space, and intergenerational and ancestral traumas towards a path of embodied liberation.
The grandson of Filipino immigrants and the great-grandson of Japanese immigrants, Troy Osaki is a poet, organizer, and attorney. Osaki is a three-time grand slam poetry champion and has earned fellowships from Kundiman, Hugo House, and Jack Straw Cultural Center. He was awarded a Ruth Lilly and Dorothy Sargent Rosenberg Poetry fellowship from the Poetry Foundation in 2022. A 2022-2023 Critic-at-Large for Poetry Northwest, his poetry has appeared in Crazyhorse, the Margins, Muzzle Magazine, Tinderbox Poetry Journal, and elsewhere. He holds a Juris Doctor degree from the Seattle University School of Law where he interned at Creative Justice, an arts-based alternative to incarceration for youth in King County. He lives in Seattle, WA.