From Our Soundbooth | September 25, 2014

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.  Also, please remember that the deadline for our fall contest, the Jeffrey E. Smith Editors’ Prize is fast approaching, and winners in poetry, fiction, and creative nonfiction each receive publication and a $5,000 prize!


Sam Roderick Roxas-Chua is the author of Fawn Language, published by Tebot Bach (2014). His poems have appeared in numerous journals including Jefferson Monthly, Mixer, Concord, Paw Print, and Open2Interpretation. He has read for diverse audiences such as Oregon Poetry Association, Windfall Reading Series, Tsunami Books, and Stonehenge Studio Reading Series; and was recently invited to open a session of the Oregon State Legislature. Sam works at The Poetry Loft and is the editor of The Quietry – A Semi-Annual Poetry Review. He is an MFA candidate in Creative Writing at Pacific University. Sam calls Eugene, Oregon his home.

Congratulations to Sam, and check back next week for our Audio Contest winner in Prose and in the following weeks for the runners-up.