Last year, Spout Press poet Kirsten Dierking won a McKnight Fellowship for poetry. This year, Spout Press editor John Colburn is a recipient of a 2011 McKnight Artist Fellowship for Writers, Loft Awards in Creative Prose. Learn more here.
In addition to his writing and teaching, John is busy working with our other editors on the final touches for the forthcoming Spout Press title blink again as well as the new issue of Spout magazine. In the new issue, look for poetry by Lightsey Darst, recent winner of the Minnesota Book Award for poetry. Congratulations, Lightsey!