Unbound Book Festival Podcast: An Interview with Sarah Gambito

Last weekend Columbia, Missouri was buzzing with writers as the Unbound Book Festival took place. Listen as The Missouri Review’s intern Hannah Kauffman engages poet Sarah Gambito in a brief conversation about poetry, food, the experience of immigrants in America, and more.

Sarah Gambito is the author of the poetry collections Loves You (Persea Books), Delivered (Persea Books) and Matadora (Alice James Books). Her poems have appeared or are forthcoming in The Iowa Review, POETRY, Harvard Review, American Poetry Review, The New Republic and other journals. She holds degrees from The University of Virginia and The Literary Arts Program at Brown University. Her honors include the Barnes & Noble Writers for Writers Award from Poets and Writers, The Wai Look Award for Outstanding Service to the Arts from the Asian American Arts Alliance and grants and fellowships from The National Endowment for the Arts, The New York Foundation for the Arts and The MacDowell Colony. She is Associate Professor of English / Director of Creative Writing at Fordham University and co-founder of Kundiman, a non-profit organization serving writers and readers of Asian American literature. For more information about Sarah, please visit http://sarahgambito.com

Monica A. Hand Graduate Student Reading Series #1

This week on The Missouri Review’s Soundbooth Podcast, we are featuring the second installment of our series that brings you live literary readings from Columbia, MO. This reading was recorded on Friday, February 8th in Tate Hall at the University of Missouri. We’re excited to share creative nonfiction from Emma Snow, poetry from Rebecca Pelky, and fiction from Lacey Rowland. Please enjoy this multi-genre event full of urgent and exciting voices.
(*Snow’s introduction has been excluded from the recording for reasons of privacy.)