The Fourth River

Estuaries Podcast: Mia Ayumi Malhotra

By on September 10, 2018



  1. A meeting of both fresh and sea water. Because of its blend of different elements, estuaries supply high levels of nutrients making their environments some of the lushest habitats in the world.
  2. A podcast at the confluence of literature and discussion; a blend of elements to intrigue and sustain us.

Mia Ayumi Malhotra is the author of ISAKO ISAKO (Alice James Books, 2018), winner of the 2017 Alice James Award. She received her MFA from the University of Washington and is a Kundiman and VONA/Voices Fellow. She currently lives in the San Francisco Bay Area.

Listen to Mia read two poems from her collection ISAKO ISAKO that appeared in our DISPLACEMENT issue, and talk to us about her project.

Click here to purchase ISAKO ISAKO.