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Jamel Brinkley reading from A Lucky Man

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.

Graywolf 45th anniversary cake
Carmen Maria Machado signing a book at the 2017 Graywolf Literary Salon
Stack of all books published by Graywolf in 2018
Graywolf Press Celebrates 45 Years

New and Noteworthy

Four Weeks on New York Times Best Seller List
Esmé Wang
Ilya Kaminsky
Reviewed by the Washington Post and The Nation
Mark Doten
Winner of the Man Booker Prize
Anna Burns
Rave review in the New Yorker
Sally Mao
New work from Claudia Rankine coming in March
Claudia Rankine
10th Anniversary Edition
Eula Biss
New NEA Big Read Selection
Stephanie Burt
Winner of the Forward Prize
Danez Smith

In the News

All of It Singing
Linda Gregg (1942-2019)
Graywolf Press is deeply saddened at the death of Linda Gregg. Her presence, like her work, was passionate, dazzling, and enduring. Since the publication of her exquisite  Read full story »

Featured Events

Mar 27
Tsitsi Dangarembga reading at Brazos Bookstore
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Apr 02
Graywolf at 45: Fiona McCrae in conversation with Tree Swenson
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Location: Seattle, WA view map
Apr 15
Emily Skaja and Jenny Xie reading at Housing Works
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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