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Glimmer Train Short Fiction Winners

Glimmer Train has just chosen the winning stories for their January Very Short Fiction competition. This competition is held twice a year and 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 July. Glimmer Train’s monthly submission calendar may be viewed here.

First place: Siamak Vossoughi [pictured], of San Francisco, CA, wins $1500 for “The X-250.” His story will be published in the Fall 2014 issue of Glimmer Train Stories.

Second place: Elysha Chang, of New York, NY, wins $500 for “Monkey Brains.”

Third place: Sacha V. Wright, of Orem, UT, wins $300 for “With Karolina.”

A PDF of the Top 25 winners can be found here.

Deadline soon approaching: Fiction Open: March 31

First place prize has been increased to $2500 for this competition. It is held quarterly and is open to all writers. No theme restrictions. Most submissions to this category are running 2,000-6,000 words, but up to 20,000 are welcome. Click here for complete guidelines.

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