Glimmer Train Press

Glimmer Train Press offers one standard category ($2 fee) and four contest categories.

Currently they are accepting submissions for the January/February Short Story Award for New Writers contest. Their submission fee for this contest is $18.

Prizes include:

  • 1st place wins $2,500, publication in Glimmer Train Stories, and 10 copies.
  • 2nd place wins $500, or, if chosen for publication, $700 and 10 copies.
  • 3rd place wins $300, or, if chosen for publication, $700 and 10 copies.

Typical submissions are between 1,500 and 5,000 words but they accept any up to 12,000. Samples of previously published work are available on their site.

Visit their submission page for more information!

Black Warrior Review Call for Submissions

Black Warrior Review is accepting submissions now until March 1st.

Visit their submission page for more information.

BWR operates out of the University of Atlanta and was first established in 1974. Work from their contributors appears in the Pushcart Prize series, Best American Short Stories, Best American Poetry, New Stories from the South.