Blog Posts by Milkweed Staff

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News

Milkweed Staff – 03/16/2020

Dear friends,

It is with concern and conscience that we have decided to temporarily close Milkweed Books. We have also decided to suspend all events through April. Milkweed Editions’ offices will remain open, but employees have been encouraged to work remotely if possible. 

These are challenging times, and it is impossible to know how the days to come will unfold. We do know, however, that we owe our very existence—as an independent publisher and bookstore, as a non-profit organization, and as members of a multifaceted literary landscape—to our community. We also feel strongly that our top priority...

Awards & Prizes

Milkweed Staff – 02/28/2020

Milkweed Editions and Copper Nickel are thrilled to announce that judge francine j. harris has chosen Kathryn Smith’s book Self-Portrait with Cephalopod as the winner of the 2019–20 Jake Adam York Prize.

Self-Portrait with Cephalopod will be published by Milkweed Editions in February 2021, and Smith will receive $2,000.

Kathryn Smith is the author of the full-length collection Book of Exodus (Scablands Books, 2017) and the chapbook Chosen Companions of the Goblin, winner of the 2018 Open...

Bookstore / Roundup

Milkweed Staff – 02/19/2020

Real people suggest good books in our store we think you might like, too!

Bookstore / Roundup

Milkweed Staff – 02/03/2020

Real people suggest good books in our store we think you might like, too!

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Milkweed Staff – 01/07/2020

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Milkweed Staff – 12/19/2019

Celebrate a year of great reading with us!

Bookstore / Roundup

Milkweed Staff – 11/25/2019

Real people suggest good books in our store we think you might like, too!

Awards & Prizes

Milkweed Staff – 11/05/2019

For her manuscript The Clearing, chosen by acclaimed poet and judge Henri Cole, Adair will receive $10,000 and publication by Milkweed Editions in June 2020.

Bookstore / Roundup

Milkweed Staff – 11/01/2019

Real people suggest good books in our store we think you might like, too!

Bookstore / Roundup

Milkweed Staff – 07/24/2019

Real people suggest good books we think you might like, too!

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