Our “Values & Vision” Book Discussion series is underwritten by University of Minnesota Press August 25 — What matters to us? This
People emerged from their homes with shocked, confused stares, like deer emerging from forest wildfire.
Coming out is a big change, and it’s natural to have questions. If you’re close enough to a person, you can usually feel out if a question is okay.
We often do not treat people who are seeking help for a drug addiction with empathy. We treat them with judgment and scorn.
Do you ever wonder about the mother of Moses?
Gusts were so strong we expended energy just to keep the bikes upright. Dust swirled, filling our lungs.
My own mom frequently said she knew I was growing up when I stopped holding her hand and realized I had become a woman when I reached for her again.
The founder of Milkweed Editions reflects.
New releases from Minnesota authors.
Excerpted from “The Stone Tomahawk” in Linda LeGarde Grover, “Gichigami Hearts: Stories and Histories from Misaabekong” from the University of Minnesota Press, October 2021.
Though it would be better not to carry any suitcase other than my body, which is — mostly anyway — vents, memories, and naked bones.
Reflections on the murder of George Floyd and the uprisings that followed, and on racism in Minnesota, as told by former residents of the state