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Competition Details

The Milkweed Fellowship

Be sure to consult the Fellowship Website for complete eligibility and competition requirements.

About this Fellowship

The Milkweed Fellowship is a 1 - 2 year opportunity to receive training and mentoring in the book publishing industry. Central to the fellowship's philosophy is the belief that books have the power to inspire change. Compensation includes a $40,000/year salary plus medical and dental benefits.

Candidates from backgrounds historically underrepresented in the publishing industry are especially encouraged to apply.

Milkweed Editions is committed to providing a paid opportunity that is a pathway to a career in the publishing world. The fellow will work 40 hours a week at Milkweed Editions' Minneapolis office and learn about/participate in all stages of the book publication process.

Applications are accepted March 11 - May 13 2024. The fellowship will begin by September at the latest.

Award Value

$40,000/year plus medical and dental insurance

Eligibility Requirements

Requirements Details
Year(s) of Application Senior, Alumni/Non-enrolled, Masters, Doctoral


No Requirements
Campus Nomination Required No

Last updated: April 24, 2024

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