SHORT STORY AWARD for NEW WRITERS guidelines
Open only to writers whose fiction has not appeared, nor is scheduled
to appear, in any print publication with a circulation over 5,000.
(Entries must not have appeared in any print publication.)
Most entries run from 1,500 - 6,000 words, but
any lengths up to 12,000 words are welcome.
Held quarterly. Open to submissions in FEBRUARY, MAY, AUGUST, and NOVEMBER.
Next deadline: August 31. *
Winners are announced in the May 1, August 1, November 1, and February 1 bulletins, respectively, and contacted directly one week earlier.
Reading fee: $15 per story. Please, no more than three submissions per contest.
1st place wins $1,500, publication in Glimmer Train Stories, and 20 copies.
2nd place wins $500 (or $700 and 10 copies, if accepted for publication).
3rd place wins $300 (or $700 and 10 copies, if accepted for publication).
Please make your submissions at Glimmer Train's online submission site. We look forward to reading your work!