In Person: Claire Wahmanholm and Chaun Webster at Milkweed Books

Milkweed Books
1011 Washington Avenue S
Suite 107
Minneapolis, MN 55415
United States

This event is free and open to the public. RSVP here.

(612) 215-2540

Join us for a special event with poets Claire Wahmanholm and Chaun Webster as they read and discuss their new books Meltwater and Wail Song. Along with this event’s reading and conversation between the authors, there will be time for audience questions and book signing.

Please join us at Milkweed Books, our brick-and-mortar independent bookstore located on the first floor of Open Book, at 7 pm for an evening of transformative poetry!


About the speakers:

Claire Wahmanholm is the author of Meltwater, Redmouth, and Wilder, which won the Lindquist & Vennum Prize for Poetry and the Society of Midland Authors Award for Poetry, and was a finalist for the 2019 Minnesota Book Award.

Chaun Webster is a poet and graphic designer living in Minneapolis whose work interrogates blackness and being as a way to interrogate the world. Webster’s debut book, Gentry!fication: Or the Scene of the Crime, was published by Noemi Press in 2018, and received the 2019 Minnesota Book Award for Poetry.