Glimmer Train has just chosen the winning stories for their Short Story Award for New Writers. This competition is held quarterly and is open to all writers whose fiction has not appeared in a print publication with a circulation greater than 5000. The next Short Story Award competition will take place in August. Glimmer Train’s monthly submission calendar may be viewed here.
First place: Olufunke Grace Bankole, of El Cerrito, CA, wins $1200 for “26 Bones.” Her story will be published in the Fall 2011 issue of Glimmer Train Stories. [Photo credit: Cheryl Mazak.]
Second place: Joseph Vastano, of Austin, TX, wins $500 for “Entirely Different Places.”
Third place: Natalia Cortes Chaffin of Las Vegas, NV, wins $300 for “The Pig Roast.”
A PDF of the Top 25 winners can be found here.