Minneapolis

Are you a poet living in Minnesota, Iowa, the Dakotas, Wisconsin, or Michigan? If so, there’s a competition out there just for you: Minneapolis-based Milkweed Editions has just opened its Ballard Spahr Prize for Poetry to submissions.

The Ballard prize, which includes $10,000 and

An anonymous donor gifted a rare Stephen King book to the Emmaus Center, a homeless shelter in Ellsworth, Maine. The book will be sold to raise much needed funds for the shelter.

The book is a limited-edition copy of The Regulators, which King wrote under his pseudonym Richard Bachman. The book was published in 1996 by Dutton