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Howard Frank Mosher First Novel and Story Collection Book Prize 2

A project of Green Writers Press (see other related projects)

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Do not submit here! This project is on indefinite hiatus to submissions. (September 2020)
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This publication prize is for a novelist or short story writer who writes about Vermont and/or the themes that resonate so well with Howard's work: nature, small-town stories, love, friendship, forgiveness, Vermont, solitude, and rural life, that are part of Howard's literary legacy. It is our hope at GWP to continue the literary, grassroots tradition of storytelling in our time that Howard loved so much. This award is especially poignant because Howard was a part of its creation before he passed away in January of 2017. The prize will be awarded annually to a writer of any age.

Fees Notice: This project charges fees (or requires purchases) for all submissions.

Country of Publication & Year Established

United States Established in 2017


Open to a broad Audience.

Publication Medium & Contest Frequency

Print Publication Print PublicationAwarded 1 x per year.

Fiction On Hiatus

General General
Open to all/most Styles, including: Literary.
Open to all/most Topics, including: Place/Regions (Specific region, See guidelines).
TypeLength Details
Story Collection Story CollectionNo specific word count limits known.
Novel NovelNo specific word count limits known (our definition: more than 40000 words).
Winner's Prize:
We list broad pay categories rather than prize specifics. Check with the publisher for details.
Unknown advance + Unknown royalties Unknown advance. Unknown royalties.
OK No No Unknown UnknownText format submissions
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Last Updated: 08 Sep 2020
Date Added: 16 Mar 2019

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