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Memorial Day weekend is the perfect time to kick back with a cold beverage and a good book. Author Margaret Lazarus Dean (Leaving Orbit: Notes from the Last Days of American Spaceflight) gives us both. Pick up a copy of Leaving Orbit and try one of these three space-themed cocktails created by the author herself.

What does it take for you to decide to read the second sentence of a book? Editorial director Ethan Nosowsky weighs in on what did it for him when it came to Maggie Nelson's electric new book, The Argonauts.

The winner of the 2015 Graywolf SLS Prize, awarded to the best novel excerpt from an emerging writer, is Ling Ma, for Chinese Bible.

"I loved the energy of the train as it sped around the curve, and the depth created by the mountains and train tracks receding into the background." Graphic designer Jeenee Lee talks about her creative process in designing The Last Two Seconds.

We’re hugely excited to announce major Graywolf events as the largest writers conference in the country comes to Minneapolis in 2015! We have some extraordinary events confirmed for the conference, with authors Vijay Seshadri, Mary Szybist, Leslie Jamison, Claudia Rankine, and more!

Graywolf remembers beloved Swedish poet Tomas Tranströmer.

Welcome to the Twin Cities! If you’re looking for something to do between AWP panels and parties, we suggest you check out the wonderful selection of indie bookstores here in town.

"You cannot make a connection by throwing yourself against a locked door a thousand times. To do this is to confuse the door with the person behind it." Sarah Manguso, author of Ongoingness, writes about connection.

It’s an event that only comes around once every five or so years: international best-selling writer Per Petterson is coming to the US on book tour!

We're grateful to our interns for the hard work they do behind the scenes here at Graywolf—so now it's time to shine the spotlight on them! We're pleased to introduce our Winter/Spring 2015 interns.