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National Poetry Month Party


Apr 26, 2018
06:00 PM until 08:00 PM


Celebrate National Poetry Month with Milkweed Editions! Join us for an evening honoring poets and the vitality of the local poetry community.

6:00 p.m. | Join poets and their many fans for poetry-themed drinks and hors d’oeuvres!

7:00 p.m. | The party continues with a reading featuring the finalists* for this year’s $10,000 Lindquist & Vennum Prize for Poetry—the largest regional poetry prize. The finalists are:

Su Hwang, for Bodega

Michael Torres, for Homeboys with Slipped Halos

Elizabeth Tannen, for Notes on Distance

Angela Voras-Hills, for The Account of Worms

Claire Wahmanholm, for Wilder



PAY WHAT YOU CAN All are welcome! No one will be turned away for lack of funds.(Suggested donation of $5 to help cover food & drinks.)

$10 GENERAL ADMISSION TICKET Enjoy poetry-themed drinks, light fare, and poetry.

$25 TICKET PLUS A BOOK! Your ticket will also serve as a voucher redeemable at the party for a collection of poems** of your choosing!

*Please note that this event does NOT factor into the selection of the prize winner. The winner is selected in a blind process by an impartial judge and will be announced by 4/30/18.

**Book vouchers are redeemable for titles published by Milkweed Editions only.




View map Milkweed Editions
1011 Washington Avenue South
Suite 300
Minneapolis, MN

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Allison Haberstroh

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