West Tisbury author John Hough has received the the W.Y. Boyd Literary Award for Excellence in Military Fiction for his Civil War novel Seen the Glory, published last year by Simon & Schuster. The award honors the best fiction set in a period when the United States was at war. It recognizes the service of American veterans and military personnel and encourages the writing and publishing of outstanding war-related fiction.

The award includes a cash prize. Mr. Hough will receive the award at a ceremony on June 29 in Washington, D.C. Seen the Glory is due to be out in paperback shortly.