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. This year, we have announced a third: the Perkoff Prize.

Jeffrey E. Smith Editors’ Prize

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 2021

Miller Audio Prize

NOW OPEN

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

Perkoff Prize

NOW OPEN

Genres: fiction, nonfiction, poetry
Prizes: one $1,000 prize for the winner in each category; every entry is considered for publication
Open for entries: Open now
Deadline: March 15, 2021