Join Milkweed Editions, the Alan B. Slifka Foundation, and the Academy of American Poets to celebrate Winter Stranger, the debut collection by 2022 Max Ritvo Poetry Prize winner, Jackson Holbert. Holbert will be joined in conversation with poet and translator Hedgie Choi.
The Max Ritvo Poetry Prize Presents virtual event series brings together a vibrant group of poets and poetry advocates for an evening of celebration and conversation. Milkweed Editions is proud to amplify the voices of debut poets through the annual Max Ritvo Poetry Prize, particularly because fostering a dynamic poetry community was integral to Max Ritvo’s work and life. This annual virtual event series will provide Max Ritvo Poetry Prize-winning poets a platform to introduce their work to readers across the country with the support and enthusiasm of their publisher, the Alan B. Slifka Foundation, and the Academy of American Poets.
Free and open to the public. Please RSVP to let us know you’re coming! You will receive the Zoom link via email on the day of the event.