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The judges are:  Matt Bell– Howard Frank Mosher Short Fiction Prize Joni Tevis – Hunger Mountain Creative Nonfiction Prize Major Jackson – Ruth Stone Poetry Prize Cynthia Leitich Smith – Katherine Paterson Prize for Young Adult & Children’s Writing   Matt Bell is the author most recently of the novel Scrapper and the story collection  A Tree […]

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The judges are:  Janet Burroway- Howard Frank Mosher Short Fiction Prize Robert Michael Pyle – Hunger Mountain Creative Nonfiction Prize Lee Upton – Ruth Stone Poetry Prize Rita Williams-Garcia – Katherine Paterson Prize for Young Adult & Children’s Writing Janet Burroway, awarded the 2014 Lifetime Achievement Award in Writing by the Florida Humanities Council, is […]

July 2016. Hello readers and writers. First off, we want to extend a special invitation: please submit for our upcoming print issue. Hunger Mountain 21: Masked/Unmasked will be out in February. We need your brilliant work now. We’re looking for poetry, children’s lit, fiction, and creative nonfiction. The theme, Masked/Unmasked, can be interpreted in myriad […]

2016 Howard Frank Mosher Short Fiction Prize Judge: Janet Burroway First Place: Jude Whelchel for “A Good Medicine” Runner-up: Jennifer Hasty for “The Slide” Our special mentions are: Nell Pierce for “No Small Miracle” Mark Rader for “Phosphorescence” The 2016 finalists: Dianne Bechtel for “It’s a Boy” Charlene Logan Burnett for “Thirst” David Denny for […]

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We are pleased to nominate six Hunger Mountain authors for 2017 The Pushcart Prize: Hope Chernov for her story “Things I think about while swimming“ Noelle Catharine Allen for her story “Day Trip” Michelle Webster-Hein for her essay “These Things Should Not Happen” River Holmes-Miller for her essay “What is There, What is Missing” Daneen […]

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Congrats to Hunger Mountain authors and editors who have been named notables in Best American Essays 2015 and Best Nonrequired Reading 2015: Dionisia Morales, Notable Essay 2014 for “Homing Instinct,” published in Hunger Mountain issue 18. Allie Rowbottom, Notable Essay 2014 for “World of Blue,” published in Hunger Mountain issue 18. Hunger Mountain Online Editor […]

Hope Chernov, Winner
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One first place winner and one runner-up awarded prize money and publication. Montpelier, Vt.—Hunger Mountain, the Vermont College of Fine Arts Journal of the Arts, today announced the winners of the 2015 Howard Frank Mosher Short Fiction Prize…

Rachel Furey, Winner
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Winners, who hail from Missouri, Connecticut, California, and India, receive prize money, publication, and invitation to literary representation. Montpelier, Vt.—Hunger Mountain, the Vermont College of Fine Arts Journal of the Arts, today announced the winners of the 2015 Katherine Paterson Prize for Young Adult & Children’s Writing. The contest received nearly 200 entries…