The Very Short Fiction competition closes July 31. First place wins $1,200 and publication in Issue 77 of Glimmer Train Stories. Second and third place winners receive $500/$300 (or, if chosen for publication, $700). Go here for Guidelines.
Winners and finalists of the April Family Matters competition have been notified, and the Top-25 list is posted! Our thanks to all of you for letting us read your stories!
1st place: "According to Foxfire" by Randolph Thomas
2nd place: "Chim Chiminy" by Amy S. Gottfried
3rd place: "A Month of Rain" by C. Abe Gaustad
Writing From Other Cultural Perspectives Encourages Empathy and Understanding - In order to help readers imagine life in a different era or from different cultural perspectives, writers of historical fiction must do in-depth research...