Glimmer Train's Fiction Open
Deadline: June 30, 2014
1st place wins $2,500 and, of course, publication in Glimmer Train Stories.
2nd place wins $1,000 and possible publication.
3rd place wins $600 or, if published, $700.
|Open to all subjects, all themes, and every writer. (50% of last year's Fiction Open winners were their authors' first published stories.)|
|Word count: Most submissions to the Fiction Open run 2,000 to 8,000 words, but from 2,000 to 20,000-word stories are fine. Writing Guidelines|
|Reading fee is $20 per story. Please, no more than 3 submissions per category.Winners and finalists will be officially announced in the September 1 bulletin, and contacted directly the previous week.|
|Simultaneous submissions are okay. Please notify immediately if your submission is accepted elsewhere.|
|Stories accepted for publication are presented in a highly regarded print publication where literary short fiction persists in the real world and beyond the next post.|