Miller Audio Prize

***2019 Contest will open January 15, 2019.***

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: March 15, 2019

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.

2019 Guest Judge Cher Vincent

Our guest judge this year, Cher Vincent (she/her), is an audio producer based in Chicago. She is currently Lead Audio Producer for One Illinois, a nonprofit news outlet, covering statewide news and producing two podcasts, Best People and In the Milkweeds. She is a co-founder of Postloudness, a podcast collective of audio shows by people of color, women, and queer-identified hosts that started in 2016. She was a 2017 Third Coast Radio Resident and has contributed stories to Gimlet Media, MTV News, BuzzFeed, Spotify, and NPR, and most recently executive produced an audio documentary on the life of Margaret T. Burroughs, founder of Chicago’s DuSable Museum, for the Terra Foundation. She is often told she is “delightful”.

 

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