october, 2021

01octAll Day31st Annual Jeffrey E. Smith Editors’ PrizeInternationalEntry Fee:$25 Max word count:8,500 (short stories), 10 pages (poetry) Top Prize:$5,000

Event Details

The Missouri Review, an American literary magazine, is currently accepting submissions for the 31st Jeffrey E. Smith Editors’ Prize. There are three categories – fiction, poetry, and nonfiction.

The competition is open to writers worldwide.

Writers can submit one piece of fiction or nonfiction up to 8,500 words or any number of poems up to 10 pages.

Entries must be previously unpublished.

All entries must be accompanied by a $25 entry fee.

Each entrant receives a one-year subscription to the Missouri Review in digital format and a digital copy of the Strange Encounters, a short story anthology by former Editors’ Prize-winners and contributors.

Winners receive publication, invitation to a reception and reading in their honor, and a cash prize.

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