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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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"This book is truly a gem." @LitTranslate reviews Larry Tremblay's THE ORANGE GROVE, translated by Sheila Fischman: https://t.co/tLxy7wxmaK

RT @Oopsadaisical: I did this review for @LitTranslate when @Milkweed_Books sent it to me! Love. #translation https://t.co/5SKGeRQN8z

Snatching up some short fiction for a long weekend #ShortStoryMonth https://t.co/eeB3QutRo1 https://t.co/KTwrwypRbW

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