Glimmer Train has just chosen the winning stories for their January Very Short Fiction competition. This quarterly competition is open to all writers for stories with a word count not exceeding 3000. No theme restrictions. The next Very Short Fiction competition will take place in April. Glimmer Train’s monthly submission calendar may be viewed here.
First place: Lee Montgomery [pictured], of Portland, OR, wins $1500 for “Window.” Her story will be published in Issue 93 of Glimmer Train Stories.
Second place: Calvin Haul, of Salt Lake City, UT, wins $500 for “The World Within Reach.”
Third place: Auguste Budhram, of Austin, TX, wins $300 for “My Father’s Vacation.”
A PDF of the Top 25 winners can be found here.