Joanna R. Demkiewicz

Joanna R. Demkiewicz


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. I love advocating for books that give readers a new perspective.

Please contact Joanna (Pronounced: Yanna) with any requests regarding events, press coverage, or other publicity concerns. 

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