Glimmer Train is currently accepting submissions for its Short Story Award for New Writers contest through February 28. The contest is open to writers whose fiction has not appeared in any print publication with a circulation over 5,000. Contest entries must not have appeared in any print publication. Stories submitted to this category are typically 1,500 to 6,000 words and should not exceed 12,000 words.
The first place winner will receive $1,500, publication in Glimmer Train Stories, and twenty copies of that issue. The second and third place winners will receive $500 and $300, respectively, and possible publication. Results will be announced in the May 1 bulletin, and the winning story will be published in Issue 93. For more information or to submit your work, visit the website at http://www.glimmertrain.com/newwriters.html.