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Glimmer Train 693

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About

Glimmer Train has been discovering, publishing, and paying emerging writers since 1990. A handsome physical triannual (no advertising, ever), each issue presents a literary feast of short fiction!

Glimmer TrainUnited States
$ Fees Notice: This project charges fees (or requires purchases) for all submissions.

Submission Period

F Temporarily closed to fiction submissions. Will be open to submissions from Monday, May 1, 2017 (31.9 days from now) through Wednesday, May 31, 2017.11

Genres

General 

Classifications

Audience:Open to a broad Audience.
Styles:Open to all/most Styles, including: Literary.
Topics:Open to all/most Topics.

Types & Lengths

Flash FictionUp to 1,000 words.
Short Story1,000 - 7,500 words.
Novelette7,500 - 12,000 words.

Media & Publication Frequency

P Print PublicationPublished 3 x per year.

Payscale

We do not list pay specifics. Check with the publisher for details.
F FictionP Professional payment (5 or more US cents per word) per piece.

Submission Types

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  ElectronicPostalReprintsSimultaneousFormats Accepted
F Fiction OK OK No OKText format submissions

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We cannot guarantee that the information on this page is correct. It is not unusual for publications to evolve or close without notice. We do our best to keep up, but it isn't always possible. Just remember…

  • Always read the full guidelines provided by the publisher.
  • Try to read at least one previous publication to get a better idea of what the editor would like to see.
  • Unless the publisher's guidelines state otherwise, always use industry standard manuscript formatting.
  • For novel/collection publishers, it is standard to submit a cover letter, synopsis, and sample instead of the full manuscript. Do this unless otherwise instructed.
  • Include a SASE with all mailed submissions, queries, and requests for guidelines, unless the editor replies via or email or guidelines state otherwise.
  • Be professional, patient and persistent.

Dates

Date Added:
25 Jul 2005
Last Updated:
06 Feb 2017