From Our Soundbooth | November 03, 2017

This week on The Missouri Review’s Soundbooth Podcast we interview poet Christopher Citro, whose work was featured in our Winter 2016 issue. Chris is the author of The Maintenance of the Shimmy-Shammy (Steel Toe Books). His awards include a 2017 Pushcart Prize and the 2015 Poetry Competition at Columbia Journal. Recent and upcoming publications include poetry in Ploughshares, Crazyhorse, The Missouri Review, Prairie Schooner, Best New Poets, Blackbird, The Iowa Review Blog, Mid-American Review, Meridian, Southwest Review, and elsewhere. His creative nonfiction appears in Boulevard, Quarterly West, Passages North,and Colorado Review. Christopher received his MFA from Indiana University and has taught at the University of Kansas, Indiana University, SUNY Oswego, the Martha’s Vineyard Institute of Creative Writing, and The Downtown Writer’s Center in Syracuse, New York where he lives.

Interview conducted by TMR Audio Editor Traci Cox and edited by Audio Intern Emily Standlee.