Daniel Slager is the Publisher and CEO of Milkweed Editions.

Daley Farr is Bookseller and Events Coordinator at Milkweed Books, the independent bookstore operated by Milkweed Editions. Daley began at Milkweed as an intern in 2016 and worked in events at Magers & Quinn before taking on her current position. She studied literature at the University of Oxford and graduated from Augsburg College with a BA in English. Please contact Daley with event inquiries for Milkweed Books.

Hans Weyandt is the Manager at Milkweed Books, an independent bookstore located in Open Book and operated by Milkweed Editions. With over twenty years of bookselling experience, including as co-owner of Micawbers Books in St. Paul, Hans is also the editor of Read This: Handpicked Favorites from America's Indie Bookstores—essential reading for any bibliophiles looking to round out their collections.

Joanna R. Demkiewicz is the Publicist at Milkweed Editions. Prior to joining Milkweed in 2016, she worked as a Publicist for the Bryant-Lake Bowl theater and restaurateur Kim Bartmann, and as a researcher for The Sager Group. She is co-founder of The Riveter, a magazine that celebrates narratives and journalism by women, and currently serves as Editorial Director for the publication. She is a graduate of the University of Missouri Journalism School, where she studied Magazine Journalism and wrote book reviews for Vox.

I work at Milkweed because I am fueled by our driven, creative staff, and by the important literature we are sharing with the world.


Meagan Bachmayer is the Development Director at Milkweed Editions. Prior to joining Milkweed Editions in 2016, she worked in the office of U.S. Senator Amy Klobuchar, where she was Deputy State Director for Operations. Before working for the Senator, she served as Director of Marketing and Development for Women Winning, a group that advocates to elect more women to public office, and as Deputy Finance Director for the Minnesota House of Representatives DFL Caucus. She graduated from Gustavus Adolphus College in 2008 with a degree in Political Science.

I work at Milkweed because the books we publish have the power to



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