Glimmer Train April Family Matters Winners – 2010
Glimmer Train has just chosen the winning stories for their April Family Matters competition. This competition is held quarterly and is open to all writers for stories about family. Word count should not exceed 12,000. (All shorter lengths welcome.) The next Family Matters competition will take place in October. Glimmer Train’s monthly submission calendar may be viewed here.
First place: Jenny Zhang (pictured), of Iowa City, IA, wins $1200 for “We Love You Crispina.” Her story will be published in the Fall 2011 issue of Glimmer Train Stories.
Second place: Joy Wood, of West Bloomfield, MI, wins $500 for “The Man in the Elevator.” Her story will also be published in an upcoming issue of Glimmer Train Stories, increasing her prize to $700.
Third place: Linda Legters of Newtown, CT, wins $300 for “When We’re Lying.” Her story will also be published in an upcoming issue of Glimmer Train Stories, increasing her prize to $700.
A PDF of the Top 25 winners can be found here.
Deadline soon approaching!
Fiction Open: June 30
Glimmer Train hosts this competition quarterly, and first place is $2000 plus publication in the journal. It’s open to all writers, no theme restrictions, and the word count range is 2000-20,000. Click here for complete guidelines.