Glimmer Train Short Story Award for New Writers Open for Submissions
Glimmer Train is currently accepting submissions for their Short Story Award for New Writers. Any writer writers whose fiction has not appeared, nor is scheduled to appear, in any print publication with a circulation over 5,000 is eligible to enter.
Submissions: Most entries run from 1,500 - 6,000 words, but any lengths up to 12,000 words are welcome.
First prize: $1,500, publication in Glimmer Train Stories, and 20 copies of that issue
Second prize: $500 (or, if accepted for publication, $700 and 10 copies)
Third prize: $300 (or, if accepted for publication, $700 and 10 copies)
Fee: $15 per story
Deadline: August 31, 2014
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.
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