Submissions & Prizes

Please refer to our submission guidelines for information and deadlines.

Submissions to the Lindquist & Vennum Prize for Poetry open on January 3–February 15, 2018.


Summer 2018 Session: Applications are now open and will close on March 15.
Ends on March 15, 2018

Now accepting internship applications for Summer 2018.

Please review the complete internship description on our website before applying. Please submit a cover letter, resume, and answers to our application questions in one combined PDF document. Incomplete applications will not be considered.

We are committed to making publishing an increasingly diverse and inclusive industry. We encourage applicants of all backgrounds, races, ethnicities, gender and sexual identities, and disability statuses.

SUMMER 2018 DEADLINE: March 15, 2018.
Ends on February 15, 2018

The Lindquist & Vennum Prize for Poetry is an annual regional prize, presented in partnership by Milkweed Editions and the Lindquist & Vennum Foundation. Established in 2011 with the aim of supporting outstanding poets from the upper Midwest and bringing their work to a national stage, the prize awards $10,000 and publication by Milkweed Editions. The winner will selected from a small number of finalists by our 2018 judge, Rick Barot.

Be sure to review the complete eligibility restrictions and manuscript guidelines prior to submitting your work! No identifying information may appear in the document you attach. Milkweed Editions reserves the right to disqualify any entries deemed to jeopardize the integrity of the contest.