Our brick-and-mortar independent bookstore at Open Book is open!
We're open Wednesday–Saturday with hours varying as we reopen
Please call ahead: (612) 215-2540
Order books online anytime via Bookshop.org.
CONTACT THE BOOKSTORE
1011 Washington Avenue South, Suite 107
Minneapolis, MN 55415
Milkweed Books is located on the first floor of Open Book, the nation's largest literary arts center. In addition to serving as home to Milkweed Editions, Milkweed Books, the Loft Literary Center, and the Minnesota Center for Book Arts, the building offers a coffee shop/bistro opening in fall 2022, a literary commons, and event space.
Milkweed Books Reopening Celebration
Our brick and mortar independent bookstore is now open the first time since closing in 2020. Milkweed Books is owned and operated by Milkweed Editions, an independent literary press. Our mission is "to identify, nurture, and publish transformative literature, and build an engaged community around it." You're invited to stop in for a reopening celebration featuring special promotions, community connections and of course, excellent books. Discover our selection of literature prioritizing originality, marginalized voices, and books exploring our relationship to place and the more-than-human world, and join our community of Milkweed members.
This is a free, in-person event. All are welcome to attend.
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Milkweed Books is owned and operated by Milkweed Editions, an independent literary press. Our mission is "to identify, nurture, and publish transformative literature, and build an engaged community around it." Milkweed Books provides a space for this engagement, offering books we have published as well as books published by other presses we admire. We prioritize originality, marginalized voices, and books exploring our relationship to place and the more-than-human world. We are a resource for the neighborhood growing around us, a site of connection, community, and exploration.