From Our Staff | July 03, 2019

 

On behalf of our final judge, Cher Vincent, we are pleased to announce the winner and runner-up in each category:

DOCUMENTARY
Winner: “How to Make an American Pi Quilt,” Stephen Ornes
Runner-Up: “The Story of the Edwin Hawkins Singers’ ‘Oh Happy Day,’” Alex Lewis

POETRY
Winner: “Doncellas,” Leah Gonzalez
Runner-Up: “Moses Boys,” Rohan Ayinde

PROSE
Winner: “Inheritance,” Mandi Jourdan
Runner-Up: “How to Survive a Fire,” Rachel Ann Brickner

HUMOR
Winner: “Simon Says,” Megan Mack & Thank You Kiss
Runner-Up: “8 Missed Phone Calls,” Will Holcomb

We were impressed and inspired as ever by the strong writing and powerful, innovative use of audio in this year’s entries. Thank you to everyone who submitted! The winning entries and runners-up will appear on the Missouri Review’s website this summer. Click here if you’d like to listen to winners from previous years.

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