Glimmer Train has just chosen the winning stories for their Short Story Award for New Writers. This competition is held quarterly and is open to all writers whose fiction has not appeared in a print publication with a circulation greater than 5000. The next Short Story Award competition will take place in August. Glimmer Train’s monthly submission calendar may be viewed here.
Second place: Joseph Vastano, of Austin, TX, wins $500 for “Entirely Different Places.”
Third place: Natalia Cortes Chaffin of Las Vegas, NV, wins $300 for “The Pig Roast.”
A PDF of the Top 25 winners can be found here.