Melinda Moustakis, whose piece “Dear Alaska, A Letter to a Way of Life,” is in issue “Hunt, Gather,” was recently awarded both a 2014 National Endowment for the Arts Literature Fellowship in Fiction and named as one of the 2014-2016 Kenyon Review Fellows. Melinda was born in Fairbanks, Alaska, and her first book Bear Down Bear North: Alaska Stories was awarded the Flannery O’Connor Award, the Maurice Prize, and was selected by the National Book Foundation for their 5 Under 35 program. Learn more about these fellowships at the NEA and The Kenyon Review, and make sure to get your copy of Broad Street.