Monday, 24 February 2014

Glimmer Train Short Story Competition

Glimmer Train's
Short Story Award for New Writers
Deadline: February 28, 2014
Follow glimmertrain on Twitter
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.
Make a Submission
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
Other considerations:
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 Prize: Best of the Small Presses, New Stories from the Midwest, The PEN/O. Henry Prize Stories, New Stories from the South, Best of the West, and Best American Short Stories
Every story published in Glimmer Train is unsolicited.
And every year, we pay out over $50,000 to fiction writers.

No comments:

Post a Comment