Miller Audio Prize

Guidelines:

Entry Fee**: $30, $24, or $16. You choose what you pay. Your entry fee includes a one-year digital subscription to the Missouri Review, ($24 value).

Length: All entries must be 15 minutes or shorter.

Eligibility: Previous first-place winners are not eligible to win again in the same genre. 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.

2020 CONTEST NOW OPEN! 

Deadline Extended through April 30, 2020

To Enter:

Online:

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, or $16 (make checks out to the Missouri Review)

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

 

** 10 TMR Access for Artists Fellowship recipients will have submission fees waived. Fellowship applicants need to complete this application and send it, along with complete audio prize project entry, to tmr.contest.editor@gmail.com. Applications must be emailed (or postmarked, if applying by mail) by February 20, 2020.

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.

2020 Guest Judge Alex Sujong Laughlin

Alex Sujong Laughlin is a journalist and writer who works in multiple mediums. By day, she works at a producer at Transmitter Media, and in her spare time she writes fiction and essays about identity and technology. She teaches interactive journalism at the Craig Newmark Graduate School of Journalism and collects rejection letters at @hellorejection.

 

Click here to listen to past winners 

Questions? Please email contest_question@moreview.org.

Interested in applying for 1 of 10 available TMR Access for Artists Fellowships? Download this application and forward it, along with your submission, to tmr.contest.editor@gmail.com or to our physical address by February 20, 2019.