March 4, 2010

In this issue:
Upcoming deadlines and results:
  • The March Fiction Open closes March 31. Word count range: 2,000 - 20,000. First place wins $2,000 and publication in Issue 79 of Glimmer Train Stories. Second- and third-place winners receive $1,000/$600 (or, if chosen for publication, $700).
  • Winners and finalists of the December Fiction Open have been notified, and the Top-25 list is posted! Our thanks to all of you for letting us read your stories!
          1st place: "Cheniere Caminada" by Stephanie Soileau
          2nd place: "The Teacher and the Revolution" by Diane Chang
          3rd place: "Stronghold" by Naama Goldstein
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Looking forward,

Sisters and Editors
Glimmer Train Stories, represented in recent editions of the Pushcart Prize, O. Henry, New Stories
from the South, New Stories from the Midwest, and Best American Short Stories anthologies.