Minneapolis, MN – 05/05/2017

Kristen Radtke is a writer, publisher, and illustrater—and author of the new graphic memoir, Imagine Wanting Only This. Appearing in conversation with Angela Pelster-Wiebe.

Minneapolis, MN – 04/29/2017

Guest bookseller Peter Geye will join us from 11:00 a.m.–12:30 p.m. Plus, get 20% off with this year's Independent Bookstore Day Passport (available at all participating bookstores), or 10% off all titles containing shelf talkers.

Lauren Hunter

Lauren Hunter is a poet, editor, and educator living in Durham, North Carolina. She received her MFA in poetry from The New School and is the managing editor for the experimental translation press Telephone. Lauren is the co-founder/curator of Electric Pumas, an occasional reading series/web presence interested in promoting multimedia art by women. Her chapbook, My Own Fires, was released by Brothel Books in 2011. Human Achievements (Birds, LLC) is her first book.

Sean Hill

Sean Hill

Sean Hill is the author of Dangerous Goods, a Minnesota Book Award-winner, and Blood Ties & Brown Liquor. Hill makes his home in Bemidji, Minnesota, but is currently a visiting professor in the creative writing program at the University of Alaska-Fairbanks and is a consulting editor at Broadsided Press, a monthly broadside publisher.

Allison Adelle Hedge Coke

Allison Adelle Hedge Coke’s authored books include: Streaming, Blood Run, Off-Season City Pipe, Dog Road Woman, The Year of the Rat, and Rock Ghost, Willow, Deer. Hedge Coke has edited eight additional collections. She came of age cropping tobacco and working fields, waters, and working in factories.

Annie Harvieux is the Editorial Assistant at Milkweed Editions. Prior to joining Milkweed in 2017, she worked as a bookseller at Magers & Quinn and interned at Graywolf Press and Coffee House Press. Annie earned her B.A. in English from Harvard University in 2016, where she specialized in comedy theory and creative writing. Annie also does freelance ink drawing and loves spending time outdoors. 

I work at Milkweed because I don't think beauty and art are at odds with thought and understanding; I think they are fundamentally connected. Independent publishers like Milkweed foster compassionate dialogue across boundaries of cultural difference, and I am honored to help

Denver, CO – 04/05/2017

Ada Limón will appear at the University of Colorado for a reading of her collection Bright Dead Things, followed by a Q&A and book signing.

Houston, TX – 05/26/2017

Analicia Sotelo, whose forthcoming poetry collection, Virgin, will be published by Milkweed Editions in February 2018, will read from her chapbook Nonstop Godhead (Poetry Society of America) at Brazos Bookstore. She will be joined by fellow author Beth Lyons.

Park City, UT – 07/16/2017

J. Drew Lanham, author of The Home Place, will appear at the 2017 Audubon Convention, a biennial event that brings together Audubon’s vast network of dedicated chapter, state, national, and international leaders. At 8:30 a.m., Lanham will present a plenary keynote address, followed at 10:00 a.m. by a book signing. At 10:30 a.m., he'll then engage in a Q&A with attendees.


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