Graywolf Press

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Genres Published: 
Poetry, Fiction, Creative Nonfiction, Translation
Autobiography/Memoir, BIPOC Voices, LGBTQ Voices, Literary Fiction, Narrative Nonfiction, Translation
Representative Authors: 
Vijay Seshadri, Percival Everett, Tracy K. Smith, Tony Hoagland, Claudia Rankine, Benjamin Percy, Sven Birkerts, Per Petterson, Linda Gregg, Tiphanie Yanique, Leslie Jamison, Ander Monson, J. Robert Lennon, Robert Boswell, Alyson Hagy, Mary Jo Bang, Kevin Barry, Geoff Dyer, Deborah Baker, Josh Cohen, J. Robert Lennon, Steve Stern
Book Types: 
Short story collections, Essay collections, Novel, Memoir, Poetry collections
Paperback, Hardcover, E-book
Reading Period: 
Jan 1 to Dec 31
Charges Reading Fee: 
Publishes Through Contests Only: 
Accepts Unsolicited Submissions: 
Accepts Simultaneous Submissions: 
Titles per Year: 
Greater than 20

Editorial Focus

Graywolf Press is a leading independent publisher committed to the discovery and energetic publication of twenty-first century American and international literature. They champion outstanding writers at all stages of their careers to ensure that adventurous readers can find underrepresented and diverse voices in a crowded marketplace.

Tips From the Editor

Graywolf Press is a literary press that publishes about thirty books annually, mostly collections of poetry, memoir, essays, novels, and short stories. Our editors are looking for high quality literary fiction, nonfiction, and poetry that combines a distinct voice with a distinct vision.

Please note that we do not accept unsolicited submissions outside of open periods and contests. Check our submissions page for more information about the reading periods for contests.

Contact Information

212 Third Avenue North
Suite 485
Minneapolis, MN 55401
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Last updated: Feb 22, 2024