GLIMMER TRAIN This highly regarded literary journal is interested in original, unpublished pieces. They do not publish stories for children, poetry or novels. Multiple submissions are okay, but simultaneous submissions are not. When a story is accepted for publication, Glimmer Train will purchase first-publication rights. All Submission should be submitted with their new online submission procedure, see
Dates: Accepts submissions in January, April, July, and October.
Response: within 12 weeks.
Reading fee: None.
Payment for accepted stories: $700 for first-publication rights.
Other considerations: Open to all writers. Stories should not exceed 12,000 words. Okay to submit up to three stories per reading month.