Writing tip Wednesday: “Glimmer Train contest for New Writers”

SHORT STORY AWARD for NEW WRITERS guidelines

Glimmer Train

Glimmer Train

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: November 30. *

Winners are announced in the May 1, August 1, November 1, and February 1 bulletins, respectively, and contacted directly one week earlier.

  • This category is open only to emerging writers whose fiction has not appeared in any print publication with a circulation over 5000. (Seven of the last eight 1st place New Writer winners have been those authors’ first print publications.)
  • Second- and 3rd-place winners receive $500/$300, respectively, or, if accepted for publication, $700. Winners and finalists will be announced in the February 1 bulletin, and contacted directly the previous week.
  • Most submissions run 1,500 – 6,000 words, but can be as long as 12,000. Reading fee is $15 per story. Please, no more than three submissions per category.

To submit: http://www.glimmertrainpress.com/writer/html/index2.asp

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