Milkweed Editions


Type Of Organization
Press
Phone
(612) 332-3192
Mission Statement / Editorial Focus
Our mission at Milkweed Editions is to identify, nurture and publish transformative literature, and build an engaged community around it.

Social Media Platforms Used
Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, Pinterest, etc.
Is Your Group Affiliated With A University, Portal Or Other Agency?
no
Primary Editor/Contact Person
Claire Laine
Contact Title
Publicist
Contact Email
Publishes
essays, fiction, nonfiction, poetry, translation
Recent Awards Received
Barnes & Noble Discover Award (Runner Up), Batchelder Honor Award
Representative Authors
Alex Lemon, Ada Limon, David Rhodes
Submissions Policy
Please visit our submission guidelines at www.milkweed.org.
Accepts Unsolicited Submissions
Yes
Simultaneous Submissions Accepted
yes
Reading Period
Varies
Reporting Time
1 - 6 months
Author Payments
royalties
Contests
Milkweed National Fiction Prize and Lindquist & Vennum Prize for Poetry
Number Of Paid Staff
8
Number Of Unpaid Staff
6
Year Founded
1979
Distributors
Publishers Group West/Perseus Distribution
E-distributors
Constellation
ISBN Number
9-1-57131
Number Of Books Published Per Year
15-20
Titles In Print
325
Percentage Of Above Available Digitally
30
Hardcover
25
Paperback
75
Average Price Per Book
$14.00
Average Price Per E-Book
14.00

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