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Glimmer Train June Fiction Open Winners :: 2013

Glimmer Train has just chosen the winning stories for their June Fiction Open competition. This competition is held quarterly. Stories generally range from 2000-6000 words, though up to 20,000 is fine. The next Fiction Open will take place in September. Glimmer Train’s monthly submission calendar may be viewed here.

First place: Philip Tate [pictured], of Cortland, NY, wins $2500 for “Reading Hemingway.” His story will be published in Issue 93 of Glimmer Train Stories.

Second place: Vera Kurian, of Washington, DC, wins $1000 for “The Bleeding Room.” Her story will also be published in an upcoming issue of Glimmer Train Stories. This is her first story accepted for publication.

Third place: Geoff Wyss, of New Orleans, LA, wins $600 for “Misty.”

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. Most submissions to this category run 1500-5000 words, but can go up to 12,000. First place prize is $1500. Second/third: $500/$300. Click here for complete guidelines.

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