The Very Short Fiction Award is open to all writers. Any story that has not appeared in a print publication is welcome. (Previous online publication is fine.) Word count range: 300 - 3000.
- 1st place wins $2000, publication in Glimmer Train Stories, and 10 copies.
- 2nd place wins $500 or, if accepted for publication, $700 and 10 copies.
- 3rd place wins $300 or, if accepted for publication, $700 and 10 copies.
READING FEE: $16
This contest is held in March/April and July/August and November/December, with the following deadlines:
April 30 | August 31 | January 2
NOTE: All contest deadlines have a one-week grace period.
ANNOUNCEMENT OF WINNERS
Winners will be contacted directly the week before the public announcement in our bulletins, which will be on these dates:
July 1 | November 1 | March 1
We look forward to reading your story!