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Wave Books is an independent poetry press based in Seattle, Washington, dedicated to publishing exceptional contemporary poetry, poetry in translation, and writing by poets. The press was founded in 2005, merging with established publisher Verse Press. By publishing strong, innovative work in finely crafted trade editions, we hope to continue to challenge the values and practices of readers and add to the collective sense of what’s possible in contemporary poetry.
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essays, fiction, poetry, translation
Recent Awards Received
National Book Award 2020 Pulitzer Prize 2017 Firecracker Award 2017
Don Mee Choi, Tyehimba Jess, Mary Ruefle
We are considering manuscripts and queries in February. Please check our website for the most current information.
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