Patrick Thomas

Patrick Thomas

Managing Director

Patrick Thomas is the Managing Director at Milkweed Editions. He began his tenure at Milkweed as an intern in 2003. After working in a number of other roles, ranging from customer service to editorial, he was promoted to his current position in 2014. He oversees finance, marketing, sales, operations, and the development of the press’s digital presence. He studied English and Environmental Studies at St. Olaf College.

I work at Milkweed because I believe there's no better way to make the world a more livable place for all people than by sharing literature—stories, poems, essays—that expand their scope of perception.