Glimmer Train has just chosen the winning stories for their February 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 May. Glimmer Train’s monthly submission calendar may be viewed here.
1st place goes to Lillian Li of Ann Arbor, MI [Photo credit: Christopher Wang]. She wins $1500 for “Parts of Summer” and her story will be published in Issue 96 of Glimmer Train Stories. This will be her first print publication.
2nd place goes to Alex Wilson of Cardiff, CA. He wins $500 for “I Come from Killers.”
3rd place goes to Camille Baptista of New York, NY. She wins $300 for “Hide and Seek and Hide.”
A PDF of the Top 25 winners can be found here.
Deadline soon approaching for the Very Short Fiction Award: April 30
This competition is held quarterly, and 1st place wins $1500, publication in the journal, and 20 copies of that issue. It’s open to all writers, with no theme restrictions, and the word count must not exceed 3000. Click here for complete guidelines.