The Spring 2023 issue of The Missouri Review (46.1) is introduced by Speer Morgan’s Foreward, “Seize the Day,” and features winners of the 2022 Jeffrey E. Smith Editors’ Prize: Ann-Marie Blanchard for fiction, Robin Reif for essay, and Heidi Seaborn for poetry. Also included in this issue is new fiction from Rita Ayoshi, Jennafer D’Alvia, Threse Eiben, and Abby Geni; new poetry from Kathryn Bratt-Pfotenhauer and Benjamin Grossberg; and new nonfiction from Anu Kumar and Joe Walpole. There is an arts feature by Kristine Somerville, “Man Ray: Reluctant Celebrity Photographer,” and the Curio Cabinet section houses “Gerda Wegener and the Pleasures of Art Deco.” Rounding out the issue is a review column by Sam Pickering, “Deep Listening and Time Passing: Five Recent Nonfiction Books of Note.” Cover art: Skater by Alex Colville (1964).
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