The 2018 Graywolf Literary Salon: Voices for Our Time will feature Jamel Brinkley (A Lucky Man), Tarfia Faizullah (Registers of Illuminated Villages), and Wayétu Moore (She Would Be King) in conversation with Graywolf director and publisher Fiona McCrae and executive editor Jeff Shotts in Minneapolis on September 6, 2018.

Tracy K. Smith's new role officially commenced at her inaugural reading at the Library of Congress in Washington, D.C.

Danez Smith's anxiously awaited second collection of poems, DON'T CALL US DEAD, is finally here! Click here to see what readers have already been saying about it.

A look ahead to books coming from Graywolf Press in early 2018

of the Week
June 11, 2018

The insight of Tony Hoagland’s poems often arrives in an informal voice. Humor accompanies heartache; aggression is the precursor to resolve. This poem, from his latest collection, Priest Turned Therapist Treats Fear of God, addresses the unsustainability of optimism, and the shame its memory invokes. Hoagland offers the reader irritation, but also acceptanceand even gratitude—for the opportunity to make mistakes.—Tessa Solomon, editorial intern


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