$15,000 in Awards
$5,000 Fiction • $5,000 Poetry • $5,000 Essay
The Missouri Review is now accepting submissions for the
22nd Annual Jeffrey E. Smith Editors’ Prize competition.
In addition to the $15,000 awarded to the first place
winners, three finalists in each category receive cash
awards and are considered for publication. Past winners
have been reprinted in the Best American series.
Fiction and nonfiction entries should not exceed 25
typed, double-spaced pages. Poetry entries can include
any number of poems up to 10 pages in total. Each story,
essay, or group of poems constitutes one entry.
$20 for each entry (checks made payable to The Missouri
Review). Each fee includes a one-year subscription
(digital or print!) to The Missouri Review. Please enclose
a complete e-mail and mailing address.
Include the printable contest entry form (available
online). On the first page of each submission, include
author’s name, address, e-mail and telephone number.
Entries must be previously unpublished and will not
be returned. Mark the outside of the envelope “Fiction,”
“Essay,” or “Poetry.” Each entry in a separate category must
be mailed in a separate envelope. Enclose a #10 SASE or
e-mail address for an announcement of winners.
Go Green: Enter Online!
We are also accepting electronic submissions. For details,
go to www. missourireview.com/contest
Missouri Review Editors’ Prize
357 McReynolds Hall
University of Missouri
Columbia, MO 65211
Postmark Deadline October 1, 2012
BIGGER THAN EVER!
22nd Annual Jeffrey E. Smith 23rd