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Publishing Voices for the Twenty-First Century

Just Us by Claudia Rankine

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.

Carmen Machado and Saidiya Hartman in NY
Catrachos by Roy G. Guzmán
Susan Steinberg reading from her novel Machine

A collection of tender, heart-wrenching and defiant poems that explore what it means to love and be loved in an America beset by conflict.

2021 Pulitzer Prize Judges' Statement for POSTCOLONIAL LOVE POEM by Natalie Diaz

National Book Awards Longlists

Translated Literature
Nona Fernandez, Natasha Wimmer
Poetry
Threa Almontaser
Fiction
Jakob Guanzon

In the News

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Robert Bly 1926–2021
Graywolf Press celebrates the life and work of Robert Bly, who died November 21 at his home in Minneapolis. Read full story »
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GRAYWOLF PRESS DIRECTOR AND PUBLISHER FIONA MCCRAE ANNOUNCES RETIREMENT
After twenty-seven years as director and publisher at Graywolf Press, Fiona McCrae has announced her retirement effective June 2022. Read full story »

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.)


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