Glimmer Train April Very Short Fiction Award Winners
Glimmer Train has just chosen the winning stories for their April Very Short Fiction Award. This competition is held quarterly and is open to all writers for stories with a word count under 3000. The next Very Short Fiction competition will take place in July. Glimmer Train’s monthly submission calendar may be viewed here.
First place goes to Julian Zabalbeascoa [pictured] of Boston, MA, wins $1500 for “Gernika.” His story will be published in Issue 94 of Glimmer Train Stories.
Second place goes to David Abrams of Butte, MT, wins $500 for “A Little Bit of Everything.”
Third place goes to Meghan Pipe of Minneapolis, MN, wins $300 for “Contingencies.”
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 $2500 plus publication in the journal. This category has been won by both beginning and veteran writers – all are welcome! There are no theme restrictions. Word count generally ranges from 2000 – 8000, though up to 20,000 is fine. Click here for complete guidelines.