Sunday, December 02, 2012

Glimmer Train September Fiction Open Winners


Glimmer Train has just chosen the winning stories for their September Fiction Open competition. This competition is held quarterly. Stories generally range from 2000-6000 words, though up to 20,000 is fine. The next Fiction Open will take place in December. Glimmer Train’s monthly submission calendar may be viewed here.

First place: Doug Lawson [pictured], of Los Gatos, CA, wins $2500 for “The Mushroom Hunter.” His story will be published next November in the Winter 2014 issue of Glimmer Train Stories.

Second place: Meghan Kenny, of Baltimore, MD, wins $1000 for “Heartbreak Hotel.”

Third place: Andrew MacDonald, of Toronto, Ontario, wins $600 for “Four Minutes.”

A PDF of the Top 25 winners can be found here.