Green Mountains Review is pleased to announce the winners and finalists of the 2017 Neil Shepard Prize in Fiction, Nonfiction, and Poetry! The winners will receive $500 and their work will be featured in our next print issue, 30.1, released in February 2018. The finalists will be published in GMR Online. Congratulations to our winners and finalists!


Neil Shepard Prize in Fiction

Judged by Glen Pourciau
Prize Winner: Maya Lang


Andrea Chesman

Isaac Steinzor

Karen Rile

AnnElise Hatjakes

Neil Shepard Prize in Nonfiction

Judged by Abigail Thomas
Prize Winner: Char Gardner


Sarah Pape

Kim Gifford

Greg Marshall

Neil Shepard Prize in Poetry

Judged by Camille Dungy
Prize Winner: Pam Crow


John Sibley Williams

Majda Gama

Erin Hoover