for winning the 2008 Missouri Review Editor's Prize Contest:
Congratulations to the winners of The Missouri Review's 2008 Editors' Prize Contest. It was a tough competition this year, and we’d like to thank everyone who submitted their work to our judges. Look for the winners' work in our Spring issue. Here are the winners and finalists:
Roy Kesey, “Double Fish”, North Syracuse, NY
Jennifer Arnspiger, “Foie Gras”, San Diego, CA
Mike Murray, “The Underwater Man”, Pittsburgh, PA
Robert Hodgson Van Wagoner, “Jack and His Disappearing Act”, Concrete, WA
Frannie Lindsay, Belmont, MA
Matthew Fluharty, St. Louis, MO
Jennifer Grotz, Greensboro, NC
Christina Hutchins Albany, CA
Deborah Thompson, “What’s the Matter with Houdini”, Fort Collins, CO
Gail Kezer Lowe, “Around the Rosy”, Brunswick, ME
David MacLean, “The Answer to the Riddle is Me”, Houston, TX
Robert Rebein, “The Sisyphus of the Plains”, Indianapolis, IN
Also, we continue our long history of innovation. Beginning this year, you’ll have the option of receiving The Missouri Review digitally online or in audio. That’s right. You can listen to every short story, essay and poem on your iPod, MP3 player, computer or other electronic devices—read by voice actors or by the authors. Watch our website for more details, or send us an email requesting more information.
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- Originally from Vermont, I now live in North Carolina. My work can be found in recent issues of REAL: Regarding Arts and Letters, The Jabberwock Review, The Emerson Review, Storyglossia, The MacGuffin, Confrontation, Passages North, SmokeLong Quarterly, elimae, wigleaf, Pank, and Gargoyle #57, among others. One of my stories has been translated into Farsi by Asadollah Amraee, and many others by Jalil Jafari, two of which have been published in the Iranian journal, Golestaneh Magazine. Currently, I'm an assistant editor for Narrative Magazine. I'm also working on two novels and a short story collection. In 2011, I was awarded the Carol Houck Smith Contributor Scholarship for the Bread Loaf Writers' Conference.