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Milkweed Staff – 08/31/2020

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

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Milkweed Staff – 08/13/2020

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

Bookstore / Roundup

Milkweed Staff – 08/05/2020

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

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Bailey Hutchinson – 08/04/2020

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 Karen Babine's 2020 Minnesota Book Award winning book, All the Wild Hungers: A Season of Cooking and Cancer.

In this interview, Karen and I discuss both the craft and critique of personal nonfiction. What on the page...

Bookstore / Roundup

Milkweed Staff – 07/06/2020

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

Authors / Interviews

Bailey Hutchinson – 07/02/2020

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. This time around, I am beyond thrilled to be in conversation with the winner of the 2020 Max Ritvo Poetry PrizeAllison Adair.

Her recently-released poetry collection, The Clearing, is a hypnotic exercise in tangible language that verbs us through reflections on motherhood, on imagination, on desire, on flora and fauna, and more. Her poems ask readers to consider how close language can get...

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Milkweed Staff – 06/23/2020

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

Watch: What Matters Most with Beth Dooley | Milkweed Editions

Note: To view the closed captions, click the YouTube logo in the bottom right corner to view the video on YouTube. 

Every Monday, author Beth...

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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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