Glimmer Train's February Short Story Award for New Writers closes February 28. They're looking for original, unpublished stories by writers whose fiction has not been presented in a print publication with a circulation over 5,000. Maximum word count: 12,000. (Any shorter lengths are welcome.) First-place wins $1,200 and publication in Issue 79 of Glimmer Train Stories. Second- and third-place winners win $500/$300 (or, if chosen for publication, $700).
Winners and finalists of the November Short Story Award for New Writers have been notified, and the Top-25 list is posted! Our thanks to all of you for letting us read your stories!
1st place: "The Work of Hunters Is Another Thing" by D M Gordon
2nd place: "From the Needle of Gwen" by Amanda Korman
3rd place: "General, After the Tornado" by Tara Stillions
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