The quarterly literary magazine the Missouri Review strives to bring readers the best and most inclusive array of stories, essays, and poetry from established and new writers, for whom we serve as friends and advocates. We seek out technologies to broaden our audience and to make our content more accessible to all. Aiding us each semester are twenty student interns, whose hands-on participation helps shape issue content and, in turn, gives them skills which can launch their careers.
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A magazine of discovery, we publish the best new fiction, creative nonfiction, and poetry from established and new writers.
Recent Awards Received
Work originally appearing in our pages has been anthologized in the Best American series, Pushcart Prize, and New Stories fro
Russell Banks, Cheryl Strayed, Jake Adam York
We read unpublished original material year-round. Submissions of fiction, creative nonfiction, and poetry are accepted both online through our submissions manager and by mail. (See website for details)
Simultaneous submissions accepted
6 - 8 weeks
Our annual Jeffrey E. Smith Editors' Prize awards $5000 in fiction, poetry, and nonfiction. (See website for details)
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Unsolicited Manuscripts Accepted
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9.75 - 6.75
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