Greenough, MT – 08/26/2017

Each year, The Beargrass Writing Retreat gathers some of the West's most celebrated and promising writers at the E Bar L Ranch for four days of reading, workshops, craft talks, and generative writing opporunties. This year, Chris Dombrowski will be in attendance, sharing his experiences as a writer.  

Jerusalem, Israel – 08/08/2017

As part of Jerusalem's Word Play events, Dalia Rosenfeld will read from her most recent collection of short stories, The Worlds We Think We Know, alongside Haim Watzman, Shoshana Edmondovna, and Eran Hadas at May Books. 

Minneapolis, MN – 09/28/2017

Join three hundred fellow readers and literary enthusiasts in Minneapolis for the Book Lovers Ball, the largest annual fundraiser supporting the work of Milkweed Editions. Enjoy a seated dinner, a live auction, storytelling by featured authors Amy and Dave Freeman, and more!

Minneapolis, MN – 09/07/2017

Milkweed Books is pleased to present poet and author Zachary Schomburg in celebration of Mammother, his first novel. Join us in the bookstore as Zachary reads from Mammother, a fabulist's tale of tangled relationships to death, money, and love that Aimee Bender describes as "utterly its own thing, strange and wondrous."

Zachary Schomburg is a poet, novelist, illustrator, teacher, and the publisher and editor of ...

Milkweed’s Literary Legacy: Notes from the Archivist

Carissa Hansen, the Project Archivist at the Upper Midwest Literary Archives (UMLA), has spent hours sifting through and organizing the years of history contained in Milkweed’s archives. As part of the Prairie Poets and Press project, Carissa writes about the Widwestern literary legends that live in these files, illuminating Milkweed's history and the vast legacy of Minnesota writers.

Carissa Hansen

Carissa Hansen is the Project Archivist in the Upper Midwest Literary Archives for the University of Minnesota Libraries’ Prairie Poets and Press: Literary Lives of the Upper Midwest grant, financed in part with funds provided by the State of Minnesota from the Arts and Cultural Heritage Fund through the Minnesota Historical Society.

Amy & Dave Freeman

Amy and Dave Freeman are the authors of A Year in the Wilderness. They have traveled over thirty thousand miles by canoe, kayak, and dogsled through some of the world’s wildest places, from the Amazon to the Arctic, and National Geographic named them Adventurers of the Year in 2014.

Dan Beachy-Quick

Midway through the journey of his life, Dan Beachy-Quick found himself without a path, unsure how to live well. This collection of essays, fragments, marginalia, images, travel writing, and poetry follows him through the result: a classical search for meaning in the world and in his particular, quiet life.

Eric Pankey

In these poems, revelation waits in all of nature’s smallest details: a lizard’s quick movements, a tree scarred by lighting, the white curve of a snail’s shell. This is a masterful and magical collection from a poet of stirring intelligence.


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