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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!
Fees Notice: This project charges fees (or requires purchases) for all submissions.
Country of Publication & Year Established
United States||Established in 1990
|Open to a broad Audience.
Publication Medium & Frequency
|Print Publication ||Print Publication||Published 3 x per year.
- Open to all/most Styles, including: Literary.
- Open to all/most Topics.
|Flash Fiction Flash Fiction||Up to 1,000 words.|
|Short Story Short Story||1,000 - 7,500 words.|
|Novelette Novelette||7,500 - 12,000 words.|
- We list broad pay categories rather than payment specifics. Check with the publisher for details.
|Professional payment (5 or more US cents per word) Professional payment (5 or more US cents per word).|
| OK|| OK|| No|| OK||Text format submissions |
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