Short Story Award for New Writers
Deadline: February 28, 2014
1st place wins $1,500 and, of course, publication in Glimmer Train Stories.
2nd place wins $500, or, if published, $700.
3rd place wins $300 or, if published, $700.
I begin with an image. Or a voice. Characters come alive. A world comes alive. I never have my themes preplanned when I first set out.—Benjamin Percy
|Open only to writers whose fiction has not appeared in any print publication with a circulation over 5,000. (Writing Guidelines)|
|Reading fee is $15 per story. Please, no more than 3 submissions per category.|
|Winners and finalists will be officially announced in the May 1 bulletin, and contacted directly the previous week.|
|Simultaneous submissions are okay. Please notify immediately if your submission is accepted elsewhere.|
We look forward to reading your work!
Glimmer Train has been discovering, publishing, and paying emerging writers since 1990.
One of the most respected short-story journals in print, Glimmer Train is represented in recent editions of the Pushcart Pr
Every story published in Glimmer Train is unsolicited.
And every year, we pay out over $50,000 to fiction writers.