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: Mike Schiavone, of Gloucester, MA, wins $1200 for “Wackers.” His story will be published in the Summer 2011 issue of Glimmer Train Stories. [Photo attached. Photo credit: Sarah Tew Photography.
Second place: Jake Wrenn, of Downers Grove, IL, wins $500 for “The Accidental Marathon.”
Third place: David Abady, of Brooklyn, NY, wins $300 for “Big Girl.”
A PDF of the Top 25 winners can be found here.
Deadline soon approaching!
March Fiction Open: March 31
This competition is held quarterly and is open to all writers. Word count range: 2000-20,000. No theme restrictions. Click here for complete guidelines.