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Emilie Daisy Buchwald, American publisher, editor. Recipient Lyric Memorial award The Lyric, 1976, Ivan Sandrof Lifetime Achievement award National Book Critics Circuit, 2007; named Marvelous Minnesota Woman, Governor's award, 1991; finalist LMP Trade Book Editor of Year, 1993, Washington White award finalist Children's Book Council, 1984, A.P. Anderson award, 2010.


Buchwald, Emilie Daisy was born on September 6, 1935 in Vienna. Came to the United States, 1938. Daughter of Norbert N. and Maryla (Knebel) Bix.


Bachelor, Barnard College, 1957;Master of Arts, Columbia University, 1961;Doctor of Philosophy, University of Minnesota, 1971.


Editor, Sloane Journal Obstetrics, New York City, 1957-1958;freelance editor, New York City, 1958-1960;instructor English, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, 1960-1969;instructor, Continuing Education for Women, Minneapolis, 1969-1971;instructor, The Loft, Minneapolis, 1978-1980;publisher, editor, Milkweed Editions, Minneapolis, since 1980.



Board of directors, chairman The Loft, Minneapolis, 1979-1984. Board directors Hennepin County Library. Foundation, Minneapolis, 1991-1996, Minnesota Center for the Book, since 1996.

Member Minnesota Wome's Economics Round Table.


Married Henry Buchwald, June 6, 1954. Children: Jane Nicole, Amy Elizabeth, Claire Gretchen, Dana Alexandra.

Norbert N. Bix

Maryla (Knebel) Bix

Henry Buchwald

Jane Nicole Buchwald

Amy Elizabeth Buchwald

Claire Gretchen Buchwald

Dana Alexandra Buchwald