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The Missouri Review
About The Missouri Review: One of the premier publishers of the best new stories, essays, and poems from Pulitzer Prize winners to unpublished emerging writers.
357 McReynolds Hall
University of Missouri
Columbia, MO 65211
Phone: (573) 882-4474
Simultaneous submissions: yes Email submissions: yes Reading period: year-round Response time: 12 weeks Payment: $40/page + two copies Contests: yes (see website) ISSN: 0191-1961 Founded: 1978 Issues per year: 4 Distributors: Ingram Periodicals Copy price: $8.95 Average pages: 192 Sample price (postpaid): $8.95 Subscription (Ind/Inst) 1 year: $24
Publisher’s description: Since 1978, The Missouri Review has helped shape the contemporary literary scene by offering the finest work of today’s most important writers and by discovering the brightest new voices in fiction, poetry, and the essay. Audio recordings of every issue, read by either the writer or a professional theater performer, are available through our website.
Recent work in the The Missouri Review has been anthologized over 100 times in Best American Short Stories, Best American Essays, Best American Travel Writing, Best American Poetry, Prize Stories: The O’Henry Awards, New Stories From The South, and The Pushcart Prize. Writers whose work first appeared in The Missouri Review have won awards such as the National Book Award, the Yale Younger Poets Award, MacArthur Foundation “Genius” awards, and the Pulitzer Prize.
Recent contributors include Richard Bausch, Kerry Hardie, Tom Ireland, Ellen Bass, Benjamin Percy, Steve Almond, Elise Juska, Eleanor Lerman, and Cheryl Strayed.
The amazingly delightful new issue (fall 2013) of Missouri Review has arrived! Our fall issue includes new fiction by Jane Gillette, Alex Taylor, Nick Arvin, and Alan Rossi; poetry features of Rose McLarney, Jim May, and Claudia Emerson; nonfiction by Alexander Landfair and Joe Miller; Jason Koo’s interview of Dorothea Lasky; and Kris Somerville’s art feature on the photographic art of Studio Manassé. You don’t want to miss this wonderful issue!
The summer 2013 issue of TMR is titled Ghosts. You can guess what thematically holds together this miscellany featuring new work by Peter LaSalle, Nathan Oates, Aaron Baker, Peter Selgin, Lania Knight, Michael Benedict, Peter Levine, Dan O’Brien, Pamela Painter, Diane Seuss, and a special arts feature on Harry Houdini. No, not the first name “Peter” – ghosts! And the hidden forces in our history, our fate, and our character. Check out this wonderful new issue today!
The spring 2013 issue features the winners of the 2012 Editors’ Prize as well as work by Cara Blue Adams, Jennifer Anderson, Aaron Belz, Jerry Gabriel, Darren Morris, and Brad Wetherell . . . along with a conversation with Steve Almond and William Giraldi and a look at the art of Al Hirschfeld.
last updated 10/30/2013