Glimmer Train has just chosen the winning stories for their June Fiction Open competition. This competition is held quarterly and is open to all writers for stories with a word count range between 2000 – 20,000. The next Fiction Open will take place in September. Glimmer Train’s monthly submission calendar may be viewed here.
Second place: James F. Sidel, also of San Francisco, CA, wins $1000 for “Insurance.” His story will also be published in an upcoming issue of Glimmer Train Stories.
Third place: S. Ruth Joffre, of Falls Church, VA, wins $600 for “Grateful, Somewhere.”
A PDF of the Top 25 winners can be found here.
Deadline soon approaching for the Short Story Award for New Writers: August 31
This competition is held quarterly and is open to all writers whose fiction has not appeared in a print publication with a circulation over 5000. No theme restrictions. Word count should not exceed 12,000. (All shorter lengths welcome.) Click here for complete guidelines.