Glimmer Train's Short Story Award for New Writers now open!
Deadline: October 31, 2016
Open to any writer whose fiction has not appeared in a print publication with a circulation greater than 5000. 1st place has been increased to $2500 and includes publication in Glimmer Train. 2nd/3rd: $500/$300, consideration for publication. Results announced on January 10.
Word count generally ranges 1,000 - 5,000, but can go up to 12,000. Previous online publication is fine. One of the most respected journals in print,Glimmer Train is represented in recent editions of thePushcart Prize, New Stories from the Midwest, O. Henry Prize Stories, Best American Short Stories, and Best American Nonrequired Reading.