From Our Soundbooth | April 01, 2022

Hello and welcome to Miller Aud-cast, the Missouri Review podcast where we listen to and discuss the finalists for the 2021 Miller Audio Prize. Thank you for being here, wherever you are, for episode 54, featuring the latest finalist for the 2021 Miller Audio Prize in Poetry, Land wo’s “Poet in exile / Poète en exil.”

Landa wo’s fiction and poetry has appeared in a variety of publications and several anthologies . With roots in Angola and Cabinda, Landa wo is an Afro-French poet member of Société des Poètes Français. His politically engaged work deals with prominent issues of social justice, discrimination, and cultural strife.

“Poet in exile”, Landing Places, Immigrant Poets in Ireland, Dedalus Press 2010
“Poet in exile”, 2007 Winner Metro Eireann Writing Competition judged by Roddy Doyle
‘‘Poète en exil’’, 2005 féile filíochta, International Poetry Competition Dún Laoghaire-Rathdown

Learn more here:
Twitter: @wo_landa
Instagram : landa.wo

Episode 55 will be here for you before you know it, so keep a watchful ear and listening eye about you. Thanks as always to the outgoing Missouri Review contest editor, Bailey Boyd, and to Patricia Miller, for her generous support for the Miller Audio Prize.

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