Glimmer Train’s New Writer Award (Deadline: 11/30/14)

A notice from Glimmer Train.

  • New Writer Award: First place wins $1,500 and publication in Issue 96.
  • This category is open only to emerging writers whose fiction has not appeared in any print publication with a circulation of more than 5,000. (Seven of the last eight first place New Writer winners have been those authors’ first print publications.)
  • Second- and third-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. The reading fee is $15 per story. Please, no more than three submissions per category.
  • Writing Guidelines
  • The October Very Short Fiction grace period ends on November 7.


Frank and Clarissa (Fields) Davies, 1938


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