December 1, 2008

In this issue:

Upcoming deadlines and results:
  • The December Fiction Open
    closes January 2. Word count range: 2,000 – 20,000. First place wins $2,000 and publication in Issue 73 of Glimmer Train Stories. Second- and third-place winners receive $1,000/$600 (or, if chosen for publication, $700).
  • Winners and finalists of the September Fiction Open competition have been notified, and the Top-25 list is posted! (And remember you can always check status of your online submissions by logging in and clicking on My Submissions.)
          1st place: "Captivity" by Abby Geni
          2nd place: "Via Serenidad" by Maggie Shipstead
          3rd place: "Throwing Furniture" by Gregg Cusick

Wishing you close times with family and friends, and quiet stretches to yourself.

Looking forward,

Co-editors and sisters