Mia Leonin & Gustavo Adolfo Aybar


Interviewed by: The Writer's Place Reading

Catalog Number(s): 20191004, 20190426, 20181012

Interview Year(s): 2018

n this public reading at The Writer’s Place in Kansas City, poets Mia Leonin and Gustavo Adolfo Aybar celebrate Hispanic island cultures. Aybar, a native of the Dominican Republic, is a Cave Canem Fellow who shares poems from his 2017 debut collection, We Seek Asylum,winner of Willow Books Literature Awards Grand Prize. Leonin, who has explored her Cuban-American heritage in her memoir Havana and Other Missing Fathers, reads from her International Latino Book Award-winning collection from BkMk Press called Fable of the Pack-Saddle Child.