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Welcome to the CLMP Directory of independent literary publishers, a digital resource and offspring of CLMP’s former annual print directory.

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Graywolf Press
johnson@graywolfpress.org
  • Type of organization
    press
  • Web address
  • Primary editor/Contact person
    Steve Woodward
  • Publishes
    essays, fiction, nonfiction, poetry, translation
  • Focus
    Graywolf publishes work that combines a distinct voice with a distinct vision.
  • Recent Awards Received
    Kingsley Tufts Award, Three NBCC Award finalists
  • Representative authors
    Percival Everett, D.A. Powell, Eula Biss
  • Submissions policy
    Graywolf does not accept unsolicited queries, book proposals, or sample chapters. Submit full mss in Jan, May, or Sept only.
  • Simultaneous submissions accepted
    yes
  • Reading period
    Year round
  • Reporting time
    3 - 6 months
  • Author Payments
    royalties, cash, copies
  • Contests
    Graywolf Press Nonfiction Prize. See web site for contest guidelines.
  • Number of paid staff
    9
  • Number of unpaid staff
    5
  • Distributors
    Farrar, Straus & Giroux
  • CLMP Member?
    yes
  • How many writers did you publish in your most recent year (calendar or fiscal)?
    0
  • How many live events did you present in your most recent year (calendar or fiscal)?
    0
  • Number of Books Published per Year
    27
  • Titles in Print
    300
  • Average Print Run
    400
  • Format (%)
    25% Hardcover, 75% Paperback
  • Average Price per Book
    $15-$24