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Beth Dooley

Authors After Hours: Beth Dooley

Beth Dooley will be talking about the writing process, her cookbooks, and her most recent work, In Winter's Kitchen: Growing Roots and Breaking Bread in the Northern Heartland, in a panel discussion with fellow cookbook author, B.J. Carpenter....

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Robin Wall Kimmerer

Dinner with Robin Wall Kimmerer

Robin Wall Kimmerer will be presenting at the annual conference of the Wisconsin Wetlands Association. She will be speaking about her recent book, Braiding Sweetgrass: Indigenous Wisdom, Scientific Knowledge and the Teachings of Plants, and how ecol...

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Adam Clay

Adam Clay at Lewis University

Adam Clay will be reading his work, including poetry from his forthcoming collection, Stranger. He is joined by fellow Poet, Michael Robins...

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

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June Newsletter

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The Other Side of the Desk: On Interning

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This list: 20 Young Writers of Color Share their Favorite Poems, via @HuffingtonPost

@Milkweed_Books Submit by March 1! Full Lindquist & Vennum Prize for Poetry guidelines:

Lindquist Vennum excellence! Submit those poems and get yourself on this shelf.

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