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Just Us by Claudia Rankine

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Jeff Shotts editing at his desk
Catrachos by Roy G. Guzmán
Claudia Rankine signing a copy of Citizen for a guest at the Graywolf Literary Gala
Postcolonial Love Poem Cover

Let me call my anxiety, desire, then. / Let me call it, a garden.

from POSTCOLONIAL LOVE POEM by Natalie Diaz

New and Noteworthy

Mark Wunderlich
Dorthe Nors, Misha Hoekstra
Jakob Guanzon
Tracy Smith, Yi Lei, Changtai Bi
Khaled Mattawa
New stories from the author of TOMB SONG
Julián Herbert, Christina MacSweeney
New collection from Pulitzer winner
Vijay Seshadri
Completion of epic trilogy
Paul Kingsnorth
Finalist for the National Book Award for Poetry
Natalie Diaz
Shortlisted for the 2020 Booker Prize
Tsitsi Dangarembga
New nonfiction from Claudia Rankine
Claudia Rankine
Longlisted for the National Book Award for Poetry
Eduardo Corral
Winner of the Int'l Booker Prize
Marieke Lucas Rijneveld, Michele Hutchison
Danez Smith is our president.
Danez Smith
New novel from “one of our culture’s preeminent novelists”
Percival Everett
Debut novel about familial and cultural breakdown in Cuba
Carlos Manuel Alvarez, Frank Wynne
"Sonically brilliant poems that refuse borders. . . "
Roy Guzman
Timely nonfiction about our national divide
Marie Mockett
Winner of the Walt Whitman Award
Leah Green

In the News

Author Photo of William Kittredge
William Kittredge (1932–2020)
Graywolf Press celebrates the life and work of author William Kittredge, who died December 4 in Montana. Read full story »
Image from Citizen PBS NewsHour video
Author Claudia Rankine answers your questions about CITIZEN
Claudia Rankine, author of the July pick for the PBS NewsHour-New York Times book club, Now Read This, joins Jeffrey Brown to answer reader questions about CITIZEN. 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.)

The Dragons, the Giant, the Women by Wayétu 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