Stories not to exceed 12,000 words.(No minimum, though it's rare for a piece under 500 words to read as a full story.)
Held three times a year: Open to submissions in JANUARY, MAY, SEPTEMBER.
Next deadline: September 30.*
January. Results by April 30.
May. Results by August 31.
September. Results by December 31.
Reading fee: $0 per story. Please, no more than three submissions per submission month.
Payment for accepted stories:
$700, publication in Glimmer Train Stories, and 10 copies of that issue.
Please make your submissions at Glimmer Train's online submission site. We look forward to reading your work!
* There is always a one-week grace period.