Glimmer Train has just chosen the winning stories of their November Short Story Award for New Writers competition.
First place: Frances Ya-Chu Cowhig of Austin, TX, wins $1200 for “Monkeys of the Sea”. Her story will be published in the Spring 2010 issue of Glimmer Train Stories, out in February 2010.
Second place: Stephen McCabe of Oshkosh, WI, wins $500 for “The Net of Blue Angels”.
Third place: Marco Fernando Navarro of Flushing, NY, wins $300 for “Enough”.
A PDF of the Top 25 winners can be found here. This competition is held twice a year and is open to any writer who has not had fiction appear in a print publication with a circulation greater than 5000. Click here for guidelines.
Also: Family Matters competition (deadline soon approaching! January 31)
Glimmer Train hosts this competition quarterly for stories about family, and first place brings $1200 plus publication in the journal. It’s open to all writers, and the word count range is 500-12,000. Click here for guidelines.