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News / Awards & Prizes

Milkweed Staff – 09/13/2017

We are pleased to announce that Jos Charles has been named one of five winners of the 2017 National Poetry Series. feeld was selected by Fady Joudah and will be published in September 2018 by Milkweed Editions.

Authors / News / Watch & Listen

Milkweed Staff – 09/12/2017

We are thrilled to announce the publication of two very special books today: Alex Lemon's Feverland: A Memoir in Shards and William Brewer's National Poetry Series-winning collection of poems I Know Your Kind. Both share a common impulse to meet pain and stigma with beauty and art.

Editors

Carissa Hansen – 09/07/2017

Check out a piece of editorial correspondence between author Carol Bly and Milkweed co-founder and former Publisher, Emilie Buchwald.

Authors / Watch & Listen

Milkweed Staff – 08/31/2017

Alex Lemon's new memoir, Feverland, is a fragmented exploration of trauma, the fallibility of the body, and the joys of being alive. Listen to him introduce the book and read from the first essay, "EKG."

Bookstore / Roundup

Celia Mattison – 08/30/2017

This month, Celia recommends three books that discuss our pasts and how we memorialize them, and how we deal with places we’ve left behind.

Bookstore / Roundup

Daley Farr – 08/30/2017

This month, Daley offers three bold and incisive books that confront the ominous portents of hurricane season in the Gulf South, family, and the whole big, messy project of America in equal measure.

Authors

William Brewer – 08/29/2017

I saw the opiate epidemic start to swallow up my home. It worked quickly and indiscriminately. Each trip back was met with news of a different friend using, or in rehab, or dealing, or in jail, or worse. But it was only after a very specific moment that I became committed to writing this book, a moment of initial frustration within myself.

Authors / Watch & Listen

Amy & Dave Freeman – 08/28/2017

We are so excited to share that we got to see the first copies of A Year in the Wilderness today! Check out this timelapse of us signing over 600 copies, which will be sent to everyone who preorders to book before its publication date on September 23. For everyone who's already ordered a copy: stay tuned! Books will ship after Labor Day.

Editors

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

Authors / Watch & Listen

Milkweed Staff – 08/23/2017

A year ago today, Max Ritvo passed away after a long battle with cancer. Here are just a few of the most wonderful interviews, reviews, and remembrances of Max available on the internet.

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