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Glimmer Train: 3 Wonderful (and Wonderfully Staggered) Writing Contests

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glimmertrain2SHORT STORY AWARD for NEW WRITERS
Open only to writers whose fiction has not appeared, nor is scheduled
to appear, in any print publication with a circulation over 5,000.
Next deadline: May 31.

Reading fee: $15 per story. Please no more than three submissions per contest.
Prizes:
1st place wins $1,500, publication in Glimmer Train Stories, and 20 copies of that issue.
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).

FICTION OPEN
Open to all subjects, all themes, and all writers.
Next deadline: June 30

Reading fee: $19 per story. Please no more than three submissions per contest.
Prizes:
1st place wins $2,500, publication in Glimmer Train Stories, and 20 copies of that issue.
2nd place wins $1,000 (and 10 copies, if accepted for publication).
3rd place wins $600 (or, if accepted for publication, $700 and 10 copies).

VERY SHORT FICTION
Open to all writers, this category welcomes stories
that have not appeared in any print publication.
Maximum length: 3,000 words.
Next deadline: July 31.

Reading fee: $15 per story. Please no more than three submissions per contest.
Prizes:
1st place wins $1,500, publication in Glimmer Train Stories, and 20 copies of that issue.
2nd place wins $500 (or, if accepted for publication, $700 and 10 copies).
3rd place wins $300 (or, if accepted for publication, $700 and 10 copies).

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