The Family Matters competition closes on October 31. Glimmer Train is looking for original, unpublished stories on family, word count range: 500 – 12,000. First place wins $1,200 and publication in Issue 78 of Glimmer Train Stories. Second- and third-place winners receive $500/$300 (or, if chosen for publication, $700).
Winners and finalists of the July Very Short Fiction 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: "Farmers' Market" by J.P. Lacrampe
2nd place: "The Indefinite Article Is a Different Story" by Stephanie Reents
3rd place: "To Cook an Egg Gently" by James Scoles
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