The Short Story Award for New Writers contest is held three times a year and is open to submissions in January/February, May/June, and September/October.
Open only to writers whose fiction has not appeared, nor is scheduled to appear, in a print publication with a circulation over 5,000. (Entries must not have appeared in print, but previous online publication is fine.) Most entries run from 1,500 to 5,000 words, but any lengths up to 12,000 are welcome.
Awards:- 1st $2500 | publication in Glimmer Train Stories | 10 copies 2nd place: $500* 3rd place: $300*