Publishing Voices for the Twenty-First Century

Carmen Maria Machado, Max Porter, and Tracy K. Smith

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.

Jeff Shotts, Tess Gallagher, and Fiona McCrae celebrating Graywolf's 45th anniversary
Graywolf 45th anniversary cake
Jamel Brinkley reading from A Lucky Man

New and Noteworthy

New novel from prize-winning author
Max Porter
Rave reviews in NYT & Washington Post
Ilya Kaminsky
New York Times Best Seller
Esmé Wang
Winner of the Man Booker Prize
Anna Burns
New work from the author of CITIZEN
Claudia Rankine
Rave review in the New Yorker
Sally Mao
Reviewed by the Washington Post and The Nation
Mark Doten
10th Anniversary Edition
Eula Biss
New NEA Big Read Selection
Stephanie Burt
Winner of the Forward Prize
Danez Smith

In the News

Graywolf Acquires Just Us By Claudia Rankine
Graywolf Press is proud to announce the acquisition of a new book by MacArthur Genius and Citizen author Claudia Rankine: Just Us: An American Conversation. This is a historic acquisition in more ways… Read full story »

Featured Events

May 20
Max Porter reading at Grace Trinity Church
Location: Minneapolis, MN view map
May 20
Claudia Rankine and Tracy K. Smith appearing at New York Live Arts
Location: New York, NY view map
Jun 18
Jamel Brinkley reading at Prairie Lights
Location: Iowa City, IA view map
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Citizen in the Classroom

Claudia Rankine's groundbreaking book Citizen: An American Lyric has inspired programming and sparked conversations in schools, universities, and communities across the country.

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