Category Archives: Authors

Rest in Peace, Max Ritvo

One Friday afternoon this past May, I received an email from Martha Collins. She asked me to consider a manuscript by a young poet named Max Ritvo. Jean Valentine had selected his work for a chapbook competition, Martha explained, and … Continue reading


Milkweed at #AWP16

If you’ll be in Los Angeles for this year’s annual Association of Writers and Writing Programs conference, you’ll have plenty of opportunity to catch our authors in action! Here’s an outline of when and where you can find us. In … Continue reading


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

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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



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