This collection includes interviews and poems as well as winning entries of The Missouri Review Audio & Video Competition that are distributed as podcasts.

Recent Submissions

  • Vox Rex 

    Fisher, Robert Morgan (The Missouri Review, 2015-07-09)
    Robert Morgan Fisher is The Missouri Review's 2015 Miller Audio Prize Contest Runner-up in the Prose category. Mr. Fisher's submission presents the vagaries in the personal and professional life of a voice actor.
  • This is how I thought things were done…sorry. 

    Drew, Erin (The Missouri Review, 2015-07-16)
    Erin Drew is the Missouri Review's 2015 Miller Audio Prize Contest Runner-up in the Humor category.
  • Thrasher 

    Carlson-Wee, Kai (The Missouri Review, 2015-07-02)
    Kai Carlson-Wee is a runner-up in The Missouri Review's 2015 Miller Audio Prize Contest in the Poetry category. This is a reading of Kai's submission "Thrasher."
  • Chicken Cutlets, Cleavage & Compromise 

    Lowe, Jaime (The Missouri Review, 2015-06-18)
    Jaime Lowe is the winner of The Missouri Review's 2015 Miller Audio Prize Contest in the Humor category. This is a reading of Jaime's winning submission, "Chicken Cutlets, Cleavage & Compromise."
  • Heartland, Missouri 

    Keel, Abigail (The Missouri Review, 2015-06-25)
    Abigail Keel is a runner-up in The Missouri Review's 2015 Miller Audio Prize Contest in the Documentary category. This is a reading of Abigail's submission, "Heartland, Missouri."
  • Leaving Los Angeles 

    Byrne, Alison (The Missouri Review, 2015-06-11)
    Alison Byrne is the winner of The Missouri Review's 2015 Miller Audio Prize Contest in the Prose category. In this podcast Alison is reading her winning submission, "Leaving Los Angeles."
  • Lance and Nina: A Story of Addiction and Redemption 

    Brown, Karen (The Missouri Review, 2015-05-28)
    Karen Brown is the 2015 winner of the Miller Audio Prize Contest in the Audio Documentary category for her entry titled, "Lance and Nina: a story of Addiction and Redemption."
  • Notes on his poems by a guy who observed them in their natural habitat 

    McIlvoy, Kevin (The Missouri Review, 2015-06-04)
    This podcast presents Kevin McIlvoy reading from his collection of poems, "Notes on his poems from a guy who observed them in their natural habitat." Mr. McIlvoy is the winner the 2015 Miller Audio Prize Contest in the ...
  • Editors’ Prize Reading: Andrew Cohen’s Essay “Ronaldo” 

    Cohen, Andrew (The Missouri Review, 2015-05-07)
    On the May 7, 2015 Soundbooth Podcast, The Missouri Review presented the third installment from the Jeffrey E. Smith Editors’ Prize Reception: a reading by Andrew Cohen, from his 2014 Editors’ Prize winning essay “Ronaldo.”
  • Editor’s Prize Reading: Alexandra Teague 

    Teague, Alexandra (The Missouri Review, 2015-04-30)
    This week on the Soundbooth Podcast, The Missouri Review is continuing to bring you the public reading by their 2014 Jeffrey E. Smith Editor’s Prize winners. This podcast presents the poetry prize winner Alexandra Teague’s ...
  • How to walk on water 

    Swearingen, Rachel (The Missouri Review, 2015-04-23)
    Every year, thanks to the generosity of Jeffrey E. Smith, The Missouri Review is able to bring all of our Jeffrey E. Smith Editor’s Prize winners to Columbia for the weekend to celebrate with the staff and to read their ...
  • More from the Conversation with Mary Roach featured in TMR’s Winter 2014: ‘Paradise Lost’ Issue 

    Roach, Mary; Huber, Josh; Saleska, Johanna (The Missouri Review, 2015-03-05)
    "In our ... (Winter 2014 Issue) Josh Huber and Johanna Saleska spoke on the phone with writer Mary Roach. [In this] podcast, we have a selection from their wide-ranging interview, including some new content that didn’t ...
  • EndPR 

    Grund, Ben (The Missouri Review, 2015-03-12)
    Frustrated souls are dealing with building delays on the kingdom of heaven.
  • Consider the Jellyfish 

    Rambach, Elliot; Wendle, Abby (The Missouri Review, 2015)
    “Consider the Jellyfish,” a submission to last years contest by Elliot Rambach and Abby Wendle is a great example of one sub genre of humor writing that we’d love to see submitted to the new category in this years contest. ...
  • A Conversation with Trudy Lewis, the author of ‘The Empire Rolls’ 

    Lewis, Trudy (The Missouri Review, 2014-12-11)
    Last week [The Missouri Review] had the opportunity to talk to Trudy Lewis about her new novel The Empire Rolls for The Missouri Review’s Soundbooth podcast. We discussed everything from the writing process to the challenges ...
  • Lonely Nights 

    Hope, Diane (The Missouri Review, 2014-10-23)
    Today on The Missouri Review Soundbooth Podcast we are excited to bring to you the final installment of our fantastic 2014 Audio Contest winners and runners up. Today’s feature is our runner-up in the Audio Documentary ...
  • 2014 Audio Contest Runner-Up in Poetry: Mariahadessa Ekere Tallie 

    Tallie, Mariahadessa Ekere (The Missouri Review, 2014-10-16)
    Today on the The Missouri Review Soundbooth Podcast we are proud to feature our runner-up in the poetry category of the 2014 Audio Contest, Mariahadessa Ekere Tallie.
  • 2014 Audio Contest Runner-Up in Prose: Ugly Pew 

    Wheeler, Joshua (The Missouri Review, 2014-10-09)
    This week on The Missouri Review Podcast we are pleased to feature Joshua Wheeler’s radio essay “Ugly Pew,” which was the runner-up in the prose category of the 2014 Audio Contest.
  • 2014 Audio Contest Winner in Poetry: Sam Roderick Roxas-Chua 

    Roxas-Chua, Sam Roderick (The Missouri Review, 2014-09-25)
    This week on The Missouri Review Soundbooth we are continuing to feature the winners of our 2014 Audio Contest with our winner in the poetry category, Sam Roderick Roxas-Chua.
  • 2014 Audio Contest Winner in Prose: Eggtooth 

    De Jarnatt, Steve; Day, Stephen; Jones, O-Lan (The Missouri Review, 2014-10-02)
    This week on The Missouri Review Soundbooth we are featuring the last of our three winners from the 2014 Audio Contest. The winning prose piece was the short story “Eggtooth” by Steve De Jarnatt, with music and mixing by ...

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