Minneapolis, MN – 10/06/2017

Join us in the bookstore with Sean Gasper Bye, Heather Cleary, Elisabeth Jaquette, Allison Markin Powell, Jeremy Tiang, and Jeffrey Zuckerman of the Cedilla translation collective for drinks, merriment, and door prizes as they speed read from the international treasures in their portfolio. There ain’t no party like a Cedilla party, because a Cedilla party 永遠不會停止 nie przestanie 止まらない wird nicht aufhören. Reading and reception begins following the Friday keynote at the American Literary Translators Association conference....

The Body That Questions: On Art, Beauty, and the Cover of Virgin

When Milkweed Editions invited my thoughts on cover design for Virgin, I sent them a Pinterest page with visual influences: Victorian pharmaceutical advertisements, turn of the century women’s magazine covers, art nouveau color palettes, autochromes, and vintage illustrations of flora and fauna (mostly cacti)—all motifs of highly polarized femininity that I was trying to capture and reconsider.

Analicia Sotelo

Analicia Sotelo is the author of Virgin, the inaugural winner of the Jake Adam York Prize, selected by Ross Gay, to be published by Milkweed Editions in February 2018. She is also the author of Nonstop Godhead, which was selected by Rigoberto González for a 2016 Poetry Society of America Chapbook Fellowship.

Little Falls, MN – 10/02/2017

This fundraising event will celebrate the abundance of Anishinaabe Akiing (or Mother Earth) and support Indigenous movements to protect our land, water, wild rice, and traditional lifeways. Beth Dooley, author of In Winter's Kitchen, will share experiences with Minnesota food movements and demo a wild rice recipe in the Sprout kitchen.

At this event, the attendees are welcome to share their own stories of food developments, concerns, and histories unique to the region.

Minneapolis, MN – 10/08/2017

Join us in the bookstore as we celebrate ONE YEAR of Milkweed Books, named BEST BOOKSTORE 2017 by CityPages! Featuring a street sale, book swap, special deals, and sweet treats, with one-day-only extended Sunday hours. It's been a great year, and we can't wait to share the next one with you!

Jos Charles is a trans poet, editor, and author of feeld, a winner of the 2017 National Poetry Series, selected by Fady Joudah (forthcoming September 2018) and Safe Space (Ahsahta Press). 

Portland, OR – 10/24/2017

Join Christopher Howell, author of Love's Last Number, in conversation with poet Carlos Reyes at Powell's Books in Portland, OR. 


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