Edited by US Poet Laureate Ada Limón

You Are Here: Poetry in the Natural World

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Featured Books
Poetry
Ada Limón

An NPR “Book We Love”
An Indie Next Selection for May 2022
A TIME Magazine “Must Read Book of 2022”

An astonishing collection about interconnectedness—between the human and nonhuman, ancestors and ourselves—from U.S. Poet Laureate Ada Limón.

Nonfiction
Aimee Nezhukumatathil

From beloved, award-winning poet Aimee Nezhukumatathil comes a debut work of nonfiction—a collection of essays about the natural world, and the way its inhabitants can teach, support, and inspire us.

Poetry
Ama Codjoe

Ama Codjoe’s highly anticipated debut collection brings generous light to the inner dialogues of women as they bathe, create art, make and lose love. Each poem rises with the urgency of a fully awakened sensual life.

Featured Authors
  • Seedbank: a series of world literature

    Just as repositories around the world gather seeds in an effort to ensure biodiversity in the future, Milkweed gathers literature for our Seedbank series from diverse cultures that fosters conversation and reflection on our relationship to place and the more-than-human world. Learn more here. 

  • Multiverse: a series dedicated to different ways of languaging

    Curated by neurodivergent poet Chris Martin, and featuring a chorus of editorial voices, Multiverse primarily emerges from the practices and creativity of neurodivergent, autistic, neuroqueer, mad, nonspeaking, and disabled cultures. Learn more here. 

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