Join Milkweed Editions at AWP!

This April 8th through 11th, the Association of Writers and Writing Programs annual conference — lovingly known as AWP — will be coming to Minneapolis, which means authors, directors, friends, and fans of Milkweed Editions will be gathering from far and wide. If you’ll be in town, we’d love to see you!

In this first pre-AWP installment, we’ll be sharing a compiled list of AWP events featuring our staff and authors. Continue reading →


Milkweed 2015 Annual Subscriptions

As 2014 nears an end, our efforts at Milkweed Editions are full steam ahead toward 2015. With the new year will come a new list of Milkweed books, which are already coalescing into something wonderful and wild. We work to identify, nurture, and publish transformative literature, and we want you, our closest friends, to be a part of that process. Become a 2015 annual subscriber today, and receive every book that Milkweed publishes in a calendar year, delivered right to your doorstep. Continue reading →


Books we wish we could travel to

Summer is made for vacations and weekends on the road, but who’s to say you actually have to travel to experience a summer getaway? In honor of the upcoming publication of James P. Lenfestey’s travel narrative Seeking the Cave, we chose our dream locations found in books published by Milkweed Editions. Indulge in a little wanderlust this summer by traveling to the isles of Ireland through Sara Eliza Johnson’s Bone Map, around the glittering shores of Lake Superior in Danielle Sosin’s The Long Shining Waters, or through the inhospitable Australian outback in Rafael de Grenade’s debut Stilwater. And if you’re on a budget — fear not. Take 25 percent off any of these books with the discount code “TRAVEL”.

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Tynan Kerr on illustrating THE BOOK OF DUELS

If you’ve read our recent publication, The Book of Duels by Michael Garriga, then you’ve seen the fascinating pen and ink illustrations that accompany each composition. We asked Tynan Kerr, the illustrator, a few questions about working with the author, Michael Garriga, and the process of illuminating such an idiosyncratic collection.

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