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Happy Milwaukee Day to The Milwaukee Anthology!

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Happy Milwaukee Day to The Milwaukee Anthology!

We celebrated the release of The Milwaukee Anthology in fine form in Milwaukee on April 14, aka "Milwaukee Day," and editor Justin Kern made the rounds of local radio as well. Click on to hear him discuss the book on 88Nine:Radio Milwaukee and on WUVM's Lake Effect. Justin and poet/contributor Robert Earl Thomas also appeared on WTMJ-TV's The Morning Blend show on Sunday April 14 to discuss the book, with a focus on Thomas's poem about his experiences working at the city's Seven-Mile Fair flea market.  Bonus thanks to everyone in Milwaukee for coming out to the bizarre mid-April blizzard on Sunday to our reading...

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The Milwaukee Anthology featured on WPR's "The Morning Show"

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The Milwaukee Anthology featured on WPR's "The Morning Show"

Milwaukee Anthology editor Justin Kern got up verrrrry earrrrrrly to sit down with Kate Archer Kent, host of WPR's "The Morning Show." on April 9. Their wide-ranging conversation is now available online. The piece concludes with a discussion of the tragedy behind the book's epigraph, by Sandra Parks, a 13-year-old Milwaukee student killed by a stray bullet in November 2018, and why Justin was moved to include her words in the book; give a listen here.  "Truth begins with us. Instead of passing each other like ships in the night, we must fight until our truths stretch until the ends of the world."...

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Milwaukee Book Launch Listed by Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

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Milwaukee Book Launch Listed by Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

The Milwaukee Journal Sentinel listed The Milwaukee Anthology in its list of the 9 Major Book Events in Milwaukee This Season.

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