Blog Posts by Milkweed Staff

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Authors

Milkweed Staff – 07/31/2020

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

Bookstore / Roundup

Milkweed Staff – 07/06/2020

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

News

Milkweed Staff – 06/16/2020

A letter from our monthly newsletter, The Milkweed Chronicle. 

Authors / What Matters Most / Watch & Listen

Milkweed Staff – 05/13/2020

What Matters Most Ep. 4 | Beth Dooley

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Every Monday, author Beth Dooley and her son Kip...

Authors / What Matters Most / Watch & Listen

Milkweed Staff – 05/07/2020

What Matters Most Ep 3. | Margaret Renkl

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For the third episode of What Matters Most, author Margaret Renkl joins us...

Authors / What Matters Most / Watch & Listen

Milkweed Staff – 04/30/2020

What Matters Most | Su Hwang

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Welcome to the second episode of What Matters Most, a new video series by and for the Milkweed community. This week, poet Su...

Authors / What Matters Most / Watch & Listen

Milkweed Staff – 04/23/2020

What Matters Most | Adam Clay

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Introducing What Matters Most, a new video series by and for the Milkweed community. Each week, one of our authors will reflect on daily nourishments...

Authors / News / Submissions

Milkweed Staff – 04/20/2020

Milkweed Editions is pleased to announce that torrin a. greathouse has won the 2020 Ballard Spahr Prize for Poetry. For her poetry collection Wound from the Mouth of a Wound, selected by Aimee Nezhukumatathil, greathouse will receive $10,000 and publication by Milkweed Editions this December. 

torrin a. greathouse is a transgender cripple-punk and MFA candidate at the University of Minnesota. She is the author of boy/girl/ghost (TAR Chapbook Series, 2018) and assistant editor of The Shallow Ends. In 2020, they received fellowships from Zoeglossia and the University of...

Authors / News

Milkweed Staff – 04/03/2020

Milkweed Editions is deeply saddened to report that Tim Robinson has died from coronavirus this morning in London. He was 85. 

Robinson is the author of numerous books, most notably his two-volume study of the Aran Islands, and his Connemara trilogy, which acclaimed author Robert Macfarlane has called “one of the most remarkable nonfiction projects undertaken in English.” The first volume in the trilogy, Listening to the Wind, was originally published in Ireland in 2006, and we are incredibly honored to have ...

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...

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