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Founded in 1980, Milkweed Editions is an independent book publisher. Our mission is to identify, nurture and publish transformative literature, and build an engaged community around it. As a nonprofit organization, Milkweed Editions depends on the generosity of institutions and individuals, in addition to revenue generated by sales of the books we publish. In an increasingly consolidated book business, this support allows us to select and publish books on the basis of their literary quality and transformative potential. Thank you for reading our books and supporting our authors.

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Alison H. Deming

Creative Nonfiction Workshop: Alison Deming

Alison Deming will be leading a workshop on creative nonfiction...

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Alison H. Deming

Alison H. Deming at the PSP

Alison H. Deming will be giving a reading and answering questions....

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Shawn Lawrence Otto

THE WAR ON SCIENCE: Book Launch & Discussion

Light snacks and drinks served at 7 PM; program begins at 7:30 PM.
Books will be available for sale, and Shawn Otto will be signing books after the program.


"In a world where science impacts every aspect of life, we sim...

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Chris Santiago wins 2016 Lindquist & Vennum Prize for Poetry

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Milkweed at #AWP16

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Young Readers Rise Up: A Letter from the Publisher's Desk

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"Earbud" by the incomparable Bill Holm is @PoetryFound's Poem of the Dayhttps://t.co/a2I8iSBp0Q

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RT @GraywolfPress: .@litcrawlmn is Sat 6/4! We're partnering w/ @Milkweed_Books + @Coffee_House_ for #popcornstoryhour @BryantLakeBowl http

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