National Poetry Month Party + Reading

Milkweed Editions
1011 Washington Avenue South
Open Book, Milkweed Offices + Target Performance Hall
Minneapolis, MN 55415
United States

Ticketed reception. Reading is free and open to the public.


Celebrate National Poetry Month with Milkweed Editions at Open Book! Join us for an evening honoring poets, their vital place in our culture, and their unique capacity to imagine, enliven, connect, and delight.

At 5:30 p.m., join poet and poetry fans for a party in the Milkweed Editions office suite featuring poetry-themed drinks and hors d’oeuvres. (Ticketed reception: $25 General admission | $10 Student Ticket | FREE for Poets.)

At 7:30 p.m., the party continues with a free reading in the Target Performance Hall featuring the finalists for this year’s $10,000 Lindquist & Vennum Prize for Poetry: Caitlin Bailey, Patrick Johnson, Soham Patel, Paige Riehl, Michael Torres, and Angela Voras-Hills.