Blog Posts tagged with "Chris Santiago"

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Poetry & Migration

Poetry & Migration #3: Chris Santiago

Chris Santiago — 03/23/2017

As part of “Because We Come From Everything: Poetry & Migration,” the first formalized programming of the Poetry Coalition, Milkweed Editions, Coffee House Press, Graywolf Press, and Birds, LLC have partnered to curate a selection of poems on the theme of migration. Installment #3: Chris Santiago’s “Tula,” from Tula.


#ireadindie: Books that Celebrate Diversity

Milkweed Staff — 02/07/2017

We’re proud to be part of the independent publishing community, promoting titles that breed independent minds, break the mold, and dare to be different. In support of our fellow independents, we’d like to draw attention to big books from smaller publishers across the country. Over the coming months, we’ll be teaming up with a few other independent publishers to do just that, each time highlighting books on different themes. First up, we’re highlighting our best books that celebrate diversity.

Of course, this is just a small snapshot of what’s out there. What are your favorite books from independent publishers? Join…

News / Awards & Prizes

Chris Santiago Wins 2016 Lindquist & Vennum Prize for Poetry

Milkweed Staff — 04/29/2016
Chris Santiago

We are pleased to announce that Chris Santiago is the winner of the 2016 Lindquist & Vennum Prize for Poetry. For his manuscript, Tula, chosen from nearly two hundred collections from poets across the Upper Midwest, Santiago will receive $10,000 as well as publication by Milkweed Editions.

A first-generation Filipino American, Chris Santiago is fascinated by the familiarity and mystique of language. “When I hear someone speak Tagalog, I recognize it immediately, but don’t know what they are saying,” said Santiago. “This feeling—of being outside the language, but having it also be a kind of homeland—is where Tula began.”…