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Milkweed Staff – 07/06/2020

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

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Author torrin a. greathouse reflects on the artistic process of creating the cover of her collection, Wound from the Mouth of a Wound

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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...

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Bailey Hutchinson – 05/08/2020

Welcome, friends, to the latest installment of 5 Reasons to Teach This Book! In this interview series, we examine what we can learn from Milkweed’s titles by discussing our books with educators, authors, and booksellers. This month, we’re featuring The Blue Sky, a novel that originally joined our catalogue in 2006 but will be reissued this summer as part of the Seedbank series.

The Blue Sky is a tale of family—blood and found—and the distances we travel to preserve our chosen bonds. In fictionalizing his own childhood,...

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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...

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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...

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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 / Interviews / Watch & Listen / Poetry & Migration

Bailey Hutchinson – 04/09/2020

Hello, friends, and welcome to another edition of Deep Cuts. In this series, we’ll be diving in with some of our authors and discussing the behind-the-scenes work that goes into the composition and production of their books. Oh, and real quick: this is Bailey Hutchinson, and I’m honored to be taking up the curatorial mantle for Julian Randall, the inaugural Milkweed Fellow, who created this series.

Friends, I’m feeling strange, and that’s in no small part because I’ve been alone in my apartment for over three weeks. It’s likely many of you find yourselves in a similar situation: self-isolation, while...

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