Chicago, IL – 10/19/2017

Alex Lemon will read from his lastest book, Feverland: A Memoir in Shards, at Unabridged Bookstore in Chicago, IL. 

Once You’ve Seen into Heaven, How Do You Forget That? On the Opioid Epidemic and I Know Your Kind

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.

Bronx, NY – 12/01/2017

Join Robin Wall Kimmerer, author of Braiding Sweetgrass, at NYBG for a special talk on her current research and insights on the relationship between plants and people. LEARN MORE.

Saint Paul, MN – 09/11/2017

Join Jon Lurie at the East Side Freedom Library for a reading from his memoir, Canoeing With José. Following the reading, Diane Wilson will lead Lurie in a conversation about memoir- and adventure-writing. 

Mankato, MN – 10/07/2017

Join Faith Sullian, author of Good Night, Mr. Wodehouse, at the Deep Valley Book Festival where she will be joined by many other authors. There will books for sale, author panels, readings, activities, music, and food. 

Minneapolis, MN – 09/18/2017

Join us for a dialogue between esteemed curator and champion of children’s literature Lisa Von Drasek and acclaimed Norwegian children’s author Jostein Gaarder. Milkweed Books is pleased to host this lively conversation on the art of storytelling, as both guests explore how children's literature can tap into some of the most profound human experiences: grief, humor, growth, and difference. Also featuring Gaarder's newest picture book, Questions Asked, which poses a series of philosophical questions that arise in childhood and endure throughout a...


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