Abby Travis is an Editor at Milkweed Editions. Prior to joining Milkweed in 2015, Abby served as Senior Editorial Assistant for Ploughshares and worked under the academic dean on program development and communications in the Office of the School of the Arts at Emerson College in Boston. She has also taught literature at Gustavus Adolphus College and writing at Emerson College, where she earned her MFA with a focus in creative nonfiction. She currently chairs the communications committee of LitNet, a coalition of nonprofit literary organizations from across the United States that supports freedom of expression and promotes funding for the literary arts.

Fiction
By 
Joanna R. Demkiewicz
No algorithms will be used in the selection of this book, we promise!

Are you searching for your next summer read? Look no further! For just $25 and our publicist Joanna Demkiewicz will select the perfect novel for you to read this summer. You don't know what you might love until you try it, so don't judge this book by its cover.

Alison Hawthorne Deming

Alison Hawthorne Deming

Joey McGarvey is an Editor at Milkweed Editions. Prior to joining Milkweed, she spent six years in editorial at the Ballantine Bantam Dell, Random House, and Alfred A. Knopf imprints of Penguin Random House. She earned her MA in nineteenth-century American literature and history at New York University, and her BA in English from Stanford University.

Madison, WI – 06/29/2017

Rebecca Dunham will read from her latest poetry collection, Cold Pastoral, alongside Derrick Austin, Jacques Rancourt, and Casey Thayer at A Room of One's Own bookstore. 

Kola: Jon Lurie and José Perez

Feeling a lack of meaningful connection to their cultural roots—Lurie as the son of a reticent Holocaust survivor, José attempting to access a communal histroy obliterated by centuries of oppression—Canoeing with José is the story of two men who embark on a two-thousand mile paddle from Breckenridge, Minnesota to the Hudson Bay. Faced with mosquitoes, extreme weather, suspicious law enforcement officers, tricky border crossings, and José's preference for Kanye West over the great outdoors,, the trip becomes an oddysey of self-discovery and companionship.

Spokane, WA – 06/28/2017

Christopher Howell will read from his latest poetry collection, Love's Last Number, at Auntie's Bookstore in Spokane.

Nonfiction
Bearing Witness in the Boundary Waters
By 
Amy & Dave Freeman

The Boundary Waters is a national treasure—so when the authors learned of a danger facing the region, they decided to speak on behalf of the wilderness. This is the story of their year bearing witness to wild places and a passionate argument for the value of wilderness, told in visceral, immediate language and gorgeous photos.

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