The Perkoff Prize sponsored by The Missouri Review
NEW DEADLINE: April 2, 2023
$1,000 Fiction | $1,000 Nonfiction | $1,000 Poetry
Regular entry fee: $15 | All-Access entry fee: $30
Submit one piece of fiction or nonfiction up to 8,500 words or up to 10 pages of poems. Enter online or by mail. Winners receive a cash prize, publication, and promotion on our website, newsletter, and social media platforms. Submit stories, poems, and essays that engage in evocative ways with health and medicine. All entries considered for publication.
Each entrant receives a one-year subscription to the Missouri Review in digital format (normal price $24). All-Access entrants receive the same subscription plus access to the last decade of TMR digital issues, which are accompanied by audio recordings of each issue's features. Learn more here. Check out the prizewinners and finalists from last year's contest here. Winners will be announced in late 2023.