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"Translation is a profound and humbling act of literary service." Author of the newly-released collection of poems Window Left Open Jennifer Grotz discusses how traveling between countries and languages has shaped the way she writes and the way she thinks about writing.

His "laugh was like a fountain bubbling up out of him at every absurd incongruity." As part of our series of reminiscences in celebration of Larry Levis's posthumous poetry collection The Darkening Trapeze, David St. John remembers Levis's 1975 wedding to Marcia Southwick.

On the publication day of his new novel Almost Everything Very Fast, Christopher Kloeble talks small German towns, big family drama, foggy wooded mountains, and the importance of breathing life back into history with playful, innovative storytelling.

In continuing celebration of Larry Levis’s The Darkening Trapeze, forthcoming Graywolf author Erika L. Sanchez explains the tattoo inspired by her favorite poet.

Under two weeks left to submit your manuscript for the 2016 Graywolf Nonfiction Prize. Previous winners include Eula Biss, Kevin Young, Leslie Jamison, Margaret Lazarus Dean, and Angela Palm.

"He was going to peel the fleur-de-lis off the wallpaper with his poetry." In celebration of the recent release of THE DARKENING TRAPEZE: LAST POEMS, Pam Houston remembers a timely Larry Levis performance at AWP 1990.

Celebrating the life and work of Larry Levis as we publish his extraordinary last poems.

From Kafka in Nigeria to the traumatic past of a beach town in India, Editorial Director Ethan Nosowsky previews the expansive range—emotional, lyrical, as well as geographical—on offer in Graywolf's 2016 fiction list.

Ranging from fertility, murder, and friendship to explorations of the writing craft and the American roots of the essay form, these forthcoming books from Graywolf's 2016 list expand the boundaries of nonfiction.

With exciting debut voices alongside landmark new work from established poets, executive editor Jeff Shotts looks ahead to what 2016 has in store for Graywolf's poetry list.