Contests

The Missouri Review, for the last many years, has invited entries to two writing competitions each year, the Jeffrey E. Smith Editors’ Prize and the Miller Audio Prize. In 2020, we announced a third: the Perkoff Prize.

Jeffrey E. Smith Editors’ Prize

NOW CLOSED

Genres: fiction, nonfiction, poetry
Prizes: one $5,000 prize for the winner in each genre; every entry is considered for publication
Open for entries: Summer 2022

Miller Audio Prize

Genres: audio recordings of prose, poetry, documentary, and humor
Prizes: one $1,000 prize for the winner in each category

Perkoff Prize

Genres: fiction, nonfiction, poetry
Prizes: one $1,000 prize for the winner in each category; every entry is considered for publication
Open for entries: January 2023