Glimmer Train has chosen the three winning stories of their March Fiction Open competition! This quarterly competition is open to all writers and all themes. Submissions may be sent for the June Fiction Open using the online submissions system at www.glimmertrain.org.
First place: Frederick Reiken of Shutesbury, Massachusetts, wins $2000 for “Shadow”. His story will be published in the Winter 2009 issue of Glimmer Train Stories.
Second place: Yelizaveta Renfro of Sidney, Nebraska, wins $1000 for “Splendid, Silent Sun”. Her story will also be published in an upcoming issue of Glimmer Train Stories.
Third place: Emma Roper-Evans of London, England, wins $600 for “Rice Dish”. Her story will also be published in an upcoming issue of Glimmer Train Stories, increasing her prize to $700.