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 November. Glimmer Train’s monthly submission calendar may be viewed here.
Second place: Jennifer Tomscha, of Ann Arbor, MI, wins $500 for “Sure Gravity.” Her story will also be published in an upcoming issue of Glimmer Train Stories, increasing her prize to $700.
Third place: Kate Rutledge Jaffe of Missoula, MT, wins $300 for “Talk About the Weather.”
A PDF of the Top 25 winners can be found here.
Deadline soon approaching for Family Matters: October 31
This competition is held twice a year and is open to all writers for stories about family. Word count should not exceed 12,000. (All shorter lengths welcome.) Click here for complete guidelines.