Boston, MA – 03/23/2018

Robin Wall Kimmerer will share ideas found in her award-winning book, Braiding Sweetgrass: Indigenous Wisdom, Scientific Knowledge and the Teachings of Plants, in which she shows how plants offer us gifts and lessons, even if we’ve forgotten how to hear their voices.

Minneapolis, MN – 06/16/2018

Join Milkweed Books for their June appearance at the MCFM!

Minneapolis, MN – 05/19/2018

Join Milkweed Books for our first Farmers Market of the season!

Tampa, FL – 03/07/2018

Visit Milkweed's booth at the AWP Bookfair (booths 1424–1426) to meet authors, get signed and discounted books, and special deals! Catch Milkweed authors and staff in action at 3 featued events, 1 offsite reading/party, and on over 30 panels! Visit for our full schedule.

Northfield, MN – 03/29/2018

Content bookstore in Northfield hosts Jim Lenfestey for a reading from his poetry collection, A Marriage Book.

Tampa, FL – 03/08/2018

An offsite AWP event at Jackson's Bistro, Bar & Sushi featuring six contributors and 20 poets, including Michael Bazzett, Analicia Sotelo, and Wayne Miller

John McCarthy Wins 2017-18 Jake Adam York Prize

We are pleased to announce that judge Victoria Chang has selected John McCarthy’s collection Scared Violent Like Horses as winner of the 2017-18 Jake Adam York Prize for a first or second collection of poems, presented in partnership by Copper Nickel and Milkweed Editions. McCarthy will receive $2,000 and his collection will be published by Milkweed in February 2019.

John McCarthy is the author of Scared Violent Like Horses, selected by Victoria Chang as winner of the Jake Adam York Prize.

MINNEAPOLIS, MN – 05/16/2018

Join us as we celebrate the release of Chibundu Onuzo’s novel Welcome to Lagos in partnership with Catapult and the Igbo Women League of Minnesota, featuring a conversation with Lesley Nneka Arimah.


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