2020 Big Moose Finalists

We’d like to thank all of the writers who participated in the 2020 Big Moose Prize, and we are pleased to present the semi-finalists and finalists:


Paradise Undone: A Novel of Jonestown – Annie Dawid
Crooked Out of Compton – Ron Dowell
Keep On –  Suzanne Greenberg
Hungry Town – Jason Kapcala
The Stone Sister – Caroline Patterson
Invisible Walls – Rudy Ruiz
Queen Nothing – Katie Schmid
Runaways – Maura Stanton
Labor Day – Jill Stukenberg
The Missing Sister & Other Stories: A Bildungsroman – Julie Marie Wade


Employment – Daniel Al-Daqa
Turnback Ridge – Gerri Brightwell
Vernal Thaw – Frances Cannon
Dogfight – Chelsea Catherine
Hermosa – Marisa Clark
Jack – Tracy Daugherty
Conditional – Michelle Geoga
Ladies Special, Homebound – Namrata Poddar
A Place Called Home – Tim Schell
Labyrinth Keeper – Suzanne Wise


We will choose the winner from the pool of finalists. Stay tuned!