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The Vermont Writers' Prize

Award to a Vermont Writer for an Excellent
Unpublished Short Story, Poem, Play, or Essay

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Foundation / Corporation

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Green Mountain Power, Vermont Magazine

Deadline Date:

11/01/16 Postmarked


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Award with a $1,500 cash prize to a Vermont amateur or professional writer for an outstanding short story, poem, play, or essay written about the State and its people, places, history, and/or values. Entries to this contest must be unpublished and be less than 1,500 words long. The winning piece will be published in Vermont Magazine.

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GrantWatch ID#: 174893

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The author will receive a cash prize of $1,500 and have the honor of seeing his or her piece published in Vermont Magazine.

Additional Eligibility Criteria:

The contest is open to all Vermont residents. Entrants may be amateur or professional writers.

Employees of Vermont Magazine or Green Mountain Power and previous winners not eligible.

Pre-Application Information:

Writers may submit only one entry per year.

All entries must be postmarked by November 1 and be accompanied by the attached cover sheet (see Supporting Documents below).

Contact Information:

Before starting your grant application, please review the funding source's website listed below for updates/changes/addendums/conferences/LOIs.

Gerri Harrison, Project Coordinator
Phone: 802-655-8418

Mail your submission no later than November 1 to:
Vermont Writers’ Prize
c/o Green Mountain Power
163 Acorn Lane
Colchester, VT 05446

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Geographic Focus:

USA: Vermont