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Milkweed Staff – 09/24/2020

We are so excited to introduce you to our two Fellows, Kachina Yeager and Tijqua Daiker, who both joined our team this year. Milkweed Publisher & CEO Daniel Slager, who helped establish our Fellowship program, reflects on these two new team members:

”In these challenging times, we are particularly pleased to welcome these Fellows to our team, and to work alongside them in publishing transformative books, from acquisition to release. I am confident they will enlarge our perspective as a


Bookstore / Roundup

Milkweed Staff – 09/08/2020

Real people recommend good books we think you'll like, too!

Authors / Interviews

Milkweed Staff – 09/02/2020

An interview with author Diane Wilson about her forthcoming novel, The Seed Keeper


Milkweed Staff – 08/31/2020

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


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.


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...


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