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Maggie Nelson reading from The Argonauts at the Graywolf Literary Gala

Graywolf Press is a nonprofit publisher of fiction, nonfiction, poetry, and genre-defying literature whose aim is to foster new thinking about what it means to live in the world today.

Claudia Rankine signing a copy of Citizen for a guest at the Graywolf Literary Gala
Graywolf sales director Casey O'Neil and 2018-2019 Citizen Literary Fellow Ill Nippashi-Hoereth
The Colonel's Wife by Rosa Liksom
Carmen Maria Machado's IN THE DREAM HOUSE

If you need this book, it is for you.

the dedication from Carmen Maria Machado's IN THE DREAM HOUSE

New and Noteworthy

Longlisted for the NBA for Translated Literature
Nona Fernandez, Natasha Wimmer
Midwest Connections Pick
Benjamin Percy
Longlisted for the NBA for Translated Literature
Eliane Brum, Diane Whitty
New collection from NBA finalist
Fanny Howe
Finalist for the National Book Award for Poetry
Carmen Gimenez Smith
Finalist for the National Book Award for Poetry
Ilya Kaminsky
Rave reviews in NYT, New Yorker, and Boston Globe
Carmen Machado

In the News

photo of Noor Naga
NOOR NAGA WINS THE GRAYWOLF PRESS AFRICA PRIZE
Alexandrian writer wins second Graywolf Press Africa Prize for the novel AMERICAN GIRL AND BOY FROM SHOBRAKHEIT Read full story »

Featured Events

Feb 07
Ander Monson appearing at POWERHOUSE Arena
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Mar 24
Paul Lisicky reading at Newtonville Books
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Mar 27
Deb Olin Unferth appearing at Brazos Bookstore
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Citizen in the Classroom

Claudia Rankine's groundbreaking Citizen: An American Lyric and other books have inspired programming and sparked conversations in schools, universities, and communities across the country. (Photo credit: DP Jolly.)

She Would Be King by Wayetu Moore

Graywolf gave my story a chance when few others would. It's an honor and a privilege to join the roster of this world-class press, committed to disrupting the canon by taking wild, unpopular, beautiful chances.

Wayétu Moore