The Max Ritvo Poetry Prize Presents Michael Kleber-Diggs

Join us for the virtual launch of Michael Kleber-Diggs’s Worldly Things—the 2021 winner of the Max Ritvo Poetry Prize—co-presented by Milkweed Editions, the Alan B. Slifka Foundation, the Academy of American Poets, and the Minnesota Prison Writing Workshop. Kleber-Diggs will be joined in conversation by former U.S. Poet Laureate Tracy K. Smith on Tuesday, June 8. This event launches the new Max Ritvo Poetry Prize Presents virtual event series, an initiative that brings a vibrant group of poets and poetry advocates together for an evening of celebration and conversation. 

SignNexus will provide ASL interpretation and CART (remote captioning) during the event (*note: captions may only appear on Zoom). Free and open to the public. Please RSVP to let us know you’re coming! The first 500 RSVPs will receive access to the Zoom link via email. The event will also be live streamed to our Facebook page for the greater public.

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