Blog Posts by Milkweed Staff

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Authors / News / Awards & Prizes

Milkweed Staff – 10/16/2020

We are thrilled to announce that Michael Kleber-Diggs is the winner of the 2020 Max Ritvo Poetry Prize. His manuscript Worldly Things was selected by judge Henri Cole and will be published in June 2021. In addition to publication, Kleber-Diggs will receive $10,000.

Michael Kleber-Diggs was born and raised in Kansas and now lives in St. Paul, Minnesota. His work has appeared in Lit Hub, the RumpusRain Taxi, McSweeney’s Internet Tendency, Water~Stone ReviewMidway ReviewNorth Dakota Quarterly and a few anthologies. Kleber-Diggs teaches poetry and creative non-fiction...

Authors / News / Awards & Prizes

Milkweed Staff – 10/14/2020

We are thrilled to announce that Devon Walker-Figueroa has been named one of five winners of the National Poetry Series for 2020. Her manuscript Philomath was selected by Milkweed poet Sally Keith and will be published in September 2021. In addition to publication, Walker-Figueroa will receive $10,000.

Devon Walker-Figueroa is a writer, editor, and erstwhile professional ballet dancer who grew up in Kings Valley (a ghost town in the Oregon Coast Range). A graduate of the Iowa Writers’ Workshop and the 2018...

Bookstore / Roundup

Milkweed Staff – 10/08/2020

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Milkweed Staff – 09/24/2020

We are so excited to introduce you to our two Fellows, Kachina Yeager and Tijqua Daiker, who both joined our team this year. Milkweed Publisher & CEO Daniel Slager, who helped establish our Fellowship program, reflects on these two new team members:

”In these challenging times, we are particularly pleased to welcome these Fellows to our team, and to work alongside them in publishing transformative books, from acquisition to release. I am confident they will enlarge our perspective as a

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Milkweed Staff – 09/08/2020

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Authors / Interviews

Milkweed Staff – 09/02/2020

An interview with author Diane Wilson about her forthcoming novel, The Seed Keeper

Authors

Milkweed Staff – 08/31/2020

An excerpt from Kazim Ali's book, Northern Light: Power, Land, and the Memory of Water, forthcoming March 2021.

Authors

Milkweed Staff – 08/13/2020

Author Wayne Miller reflects on the artistic process of creating the cover of his collection, We the Jury

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Milkweed Staff – 08/05/2020

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Milkweed Staff – 07/06/2020

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