Miller Audio Prize

***THE 2018 COMPETITION IS NOW CLOSED.***

Guidelines:

Entry Fee: $30, $24, $16, or $10. You choose what you pay. Your entry fee includes a one-year digital subscription to the Missouri Review, which normally costs $24.

Length: All entries must be 15 minutes or shorter.

Eligibility: Previous first-place winners are not eligible to win again. Multiple entries must be accompanied by a separate donation for each. Previously published or aired pieces are acceptable as long as you, the entrant, hold the rights.

Deadline EXTENDED: April 2, 2018

Enter:
submit

or

By Mail

Submit the following:

  • a completed Audio Prize Entry Form
  • a copy of your entry on a CD, labeled with writer/ producer, title, and length
  • an entry fee of $30, $24, $16, or $10 (make checks out to the Missouri Review)

To:
The Missouri Review Audio Competition
357 McReynolds Hall
University of Missouri
Columbia, MO 65211

Categories:

Poetry

Submit an original poem or collection of poems as a single audio file. Entries may be solely author-read or contain other voices, sounds, or music.

Prose

Submit a short story or piece of creative nonfiction. Entries may be solely author-read or contain other voices, sounds, or music.

Humor

Submit your funniest poem, story, or piece of creative nonfiction. Entries may be solely author-read or contain other voices, sounds, or music.

Audio Documentary

Submit an audio documentary on any subject. Documentaries can be presented in a variety of forms including narrative, interview, or documentary play.

Our guest judge this year, Avery Trufelman, has been making stories about design at 99% Invisible for the past four years. She’s covered everything from garbage trucks in Taipei to swimming pools in Helsinki to art schools in Havana. She can also be heard on podcasts like Planet Money, Kamau Right Now,  and The Allusionist, as well on the SFMoMA audio tour. She has given talks about design and audio all over the country, was dubbed one of KQED’s “Women to Watch” in 2017, has served as a judge of the 2017 British Podcast Awards, and is currently the Roman Witt Visiting Artist at the Penny Stamps School of Art & Design at University of Michigan.

 

Click here to listen to past winners 

Questions? Please email contest_question@moreview.com