Karen Skolfield, author of "The Chicken Poem," which was published in TLR's issue 4, has won the 2016 Jeffrey E. Smith Editor’s Award in poetry from The Missouri Review, which includes a $5,000 prize. Her four poems will appear in the Spring 2017 issue of The Missouri Review . She gave a reading in Columbia, MO in April with the winners in the fiction and nonfiction categories.
The journal received more than 3,000 entries for this year's competition. For complete results visit the TMR web site.