This issue also features winners of their "Home Voices" writing contest: Kathryn Sukalich (1st place), Kimberly L. Rogers and Rachael Button (honorable mentions), and their "Notes from the Field" writing contest: Cassandra Kircher (1st place) and Gabriel Houck (finalist).
Poetry Winner: Starkey Flythe
Honorable Mention: Jim Knowles
Notable Finalists: Phillis Levin, Rachel Michaud, Dan Preniszni, Alinda Wasner (Fall 2010)
Fiction Winner: Aram Kim
Honorable Mention: E. B. Moore
Notable Finalists: Joan Corwin (Fall 2010), Starkey Flythe (Fall 2010), Daniel Austin Warren
Elizabeth McCormack Master of Arts in Writing Poetry Winner: Kristina Bicher
Elizabeth McCormack Master of Arts in Writing Fiction Winner: Terry Dugan
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 May. Glimmer Train’s monthly submission calendar may be viewed here.
Second place: Chase Dearinger, of Edmund, OK, wins $500 for “The Numbskull Piece.”
Third place: Brenna Burns, of New Haven, CT, wins $300 for “River Sans Prière.”
A PDF of the Top 25 winners can be found here.
Deadline soon approaching!
Family Matters: April 30
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.) No theme restrictions. Click here for complete guidelines.
Full details for Grain's 2010 contest are available on their website and are published in the back of TROPHY.