Glimmer Train has just chosen the winning stories for their April Family Matters competition. This competition is held twice a year and is open to all writers for stories about family of all configurations. The next Family Matters competition will take place in October. Glimmer Train’s monthly submission calendar may be viewed here.
Second place: Stephen Langlois, of Brooklyn, NY, wins $500 for “Uncle Jerry.” His story will also be published in an upcoming issue of Glimmer Train Stories, increasing his prize to $700.
Third place: Shannon O’Neill, of Richmond, VA, wins $300 for “The South End.” 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.