Blog Posts tagged with "Prairie Poets and Press"

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Milkweed Staff – 10/19/2017

First published in 1993, Transforming a Rape Culture is a groundbreaking anthology about sexual violence, America's rape culture, and what can be done to dismantle it. A powerful polemic for fundamental cultural change, writers including Louise Erdrich, bell hooks, and Gloria Steinem call for the transformation of basic attitudes about power, gender, race, and sexuality.


Milkweed Staff – 10/05/2017

Three decades ago, Milkweed had a very different look and feel. Check out these catalogs from 1988 to 1990!

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Milkweed Staff – 09/21/2017

From the Milkweed Archive at the Upper Midwest Literary Archives, here are the first three invitations to the Book Lovers Ball from 2000, 2001, and 2002. Just one more week until Milkweed’s 2017 Book Lovers Ball!


Carissa Hansen – 08/24/2017

Are you gearing up for some food on a stick at the Minnesota State Fair? Here are some of the production materials for the anthology Fiction on a Stick, which we published in 2008


Carissa Hansen – 08/10/2017

These are just a few of the many documents housed at the Upper Midwest Literary Archives.


Carissa Hansen – 08/03/2017

Carissa Hansen, the Project Archivist at the Upper Midwest Literary Archives (UMLA), has spent hours sifting through and organizing the years of history contained in Milkweed’s archives. As part of the Prairie Poets and Press project, Carissa writes about the Widwestern literary legends that live in these files, illuminating Milkweed's history and the vast legacy of Minnesota writers.