Virtual launch for Max Ritvo Prize winner Jackson Holbert

Join Milkweed Editions, the Alan B. Slifka Foundation, the Academy of American Poets, to celebrate Winter Stranger the debut collection by Jackson Holbert and the 2022 Max Ritvo Prize winner.

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, the Academy of American Poets.