Contests, Grants, and Residencies Glimmer Train Very Short Fiction Award July 29, 2016 Share on Twitter (opens in a new tab) on Facebook (opens in a new tab) on Linkedin (opens in a new tab) via email The Glimmer Train Very Short Fiction Award is open to all writers. Stories cannot have appeared in print before. Submissions cannot exceed 3,000 words. The winner receives $2,000, publication in Glimmer Train Stories, and 20 copies of that issue. Second place wins $500 and third place wins $300. Please do not submit more than three stories. Entry fee: $16 Deadline: August 31, 2016 For more information, please visit the website.