Category Archives: Authors

Jennifer Willoughby Wins 2015 Lindquist & Vennum Prize for Poetry

Jennifer Willoughby

We are very happy to announce that Jennifer Willoughby is the recipient of the Lindquist & Vennum Prize for Poetry. Willoughby will receive $10,000 and the collection, Beautiful Zero, will be published in December. The independent judge for 2015, Dana … Continue reading


Author Signings at Milkweed’s AWP Booth

Author Signings1

As promised, here is your second pre-AWP installment of Milkweed events! If you missed the first, you can find it here.


Join Milkweed Editions at AWP!

Milkweed at AWP1

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 … Continue reading


Q&A with Murray Farish, author of INAPPROPRIATE BEHAVIOR

Inappropriate Behavior

When I sat down to read Inappropriate Behavior by Murray Farish back in my intern days, I came away stunned by the quality of writing and the huge range of bizarre Americana covered by the collection. Stories of presidential assassins, … Continue reading


Amy Leach shares playlist for THINGS THAT ARE

Things That Are

With the paperback release of Amy Leach’s Things That Are right around the corner, we thought it would be the perfect time to share the playlist Amy has made for her book. Thanks to Largehearted Boy for sharing this post with … Continue reading



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