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Awards :: Glimmer Train Fiction Open :: February 2009

Glimmer Train has just chosen the winning stories for their December Fiction Open competition.

First place: Cary Groner of Tucson, AZ, wins $2000 for “Elaborate Preparations for Departure”. His story will be published in the Summer 2010 issue of Glimmer Train Stories, out in May 2010.

Second place: Aaron Carmichael of Broomfield, CO, wins $1000 for “Driver Yu’s Penance”. His story will also be published in an upcoming issue of Glimmer Train Stories.

Third place: Aaron Cutler of New York, NY, wins $600 for “15 Shots”.

A PDF of the Top 25 winners can be found here. This quarterly competition is open to all writers and all themes, with a word count range of 2000-20,000. Click here for guidelines

Also: Very Short Fiction Award competition (deadline February 28)

Glimmer Train hosts this competition twice a year, and first place is $1200 and publication in the journal. It’s open to all writers, no theme restrictions. Word count must not exceed 3000. Click here for complete guidelines.

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