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g rayw ol fpre ss a p ril 2018 hardcover wade in the water poems tracy k smith the extraordinary new poetry collection by tracy k smith poet laureate of the united states even the men in black armor the ones jangling handcuffs and keys what else poet ry american african american graywolf press 4/3/2018 9781555978136 $24.00 $34.00 can hardcover 88 pages 0.4 in h 0.2 in w subrights brit trans audio dram graywolf press 1st ser author c/o graywolf press other available formats ebook isbn 9781555978631 are they so buffered against if not love’s blade sizing up the heart’s familiar meat we watch and grieve we sleep stir eat love the heart sliced open gutted clean love naked almost in the everlasting street skirt lifted by a different kind of breeze —from “unrest in baton rouge” in wade in the water tracy k smith boldly ties america’s contemporary moment both to our nation’s fraught founding history and to a sense of the spirit the

g rayw ol fpre ss a p ril 2018 pa perbackoriginal waiting for tomorrow a novel nathacha appanah translated from the french by geoffrey strachan a powerful examination of the artistic impulse cultural identity and family bonds fiction litera ry graywolf press 4/3/2018 9781555978037 $16.00 $22.99 can trade paperback 176 pages 8.3 in h 5.5 in w subrights brit trans dram editions gallimard 1st ser audio graywolf press anita is waiting for adam to be released from prison they met twenty years ago at a new year’s eve party in paris a city where they both felt out of place—he as a recent arrival from the provinces and she as an immigrant from the island of mauritius they quickly fell in love married and moved to a village in southwestern france to live on the shores of the atlantic with their little girl laura in order to earn a living adam has left behind his love of painting to become an architect and anita has turned her desire to write into a job freelancing for a

g rayw ol fpre ss m ar c h 2018 pa perbackoriginal tomb song a novel julián herbert an incandescent us debut from mexico for readers of ben lerner and rachel cusk fiction litera ry graywolf press 3/6/2018 9781555977993 $16.00 $22.99 can trade paperback 208 pages 8.3 in h 5.5 in w subrights brit 1st ser audio graywolf press trans dram penguin random house grupo editorial sitting at the bedside of his mother as she is dying from leukemia in a hospital in northern mexico the narrator of tomb song is immersed in memories of his unstable boyhood and youth his mother guadalupe was a prostitute and julián spent his childhood with his half brothers and sisters each from a different father moving from city to city and from one tough neighborhood to the next swinging from the present to the past and back again tomb song is not only an affecting coming-of-age story but also a searching and sometimes frenetic portrait of the artist as he wanders the hospital from its buzzing upper

g rayw ol fpre ss febr ua ry 2018 pa perbackoriginal some hell a novel patrick nathan a wrenching and layered debut novel about a gay teen’s coming-of-age in the aftermath of his father’s suicide fiction litera ry graywolf press 2/20/2018 9781555977986 $16.00 $22.99 can trade paperback 288 pages 8.3 in h 5.5 in w subrights brit trans 1st ser audio graywolf press dram red sofa literary middle school hasn’t been going well for colin his teenage sister teases him mercilessly his autistic brother lashes out at him and he has a crush on his best friend andy but after the tragic night when his father commits suicide none of that matters diane his mother seeks solace in therapy colin is awash in guilt and casts about for someone to confide in first his estranged grandfather then a predatory science teacher but nothing helps as much as the strange writing his father kept in a series of notebooks locked in his study colin looks for answers there—in

g rayw ol fpre ss m ar c h 2018 pa perbackoriginal encircling 2 origins carl frode tiller translated from the norwegian by barbara haveland encircling 2 origins continues carl frode tiller’s “poised and effective rashomon-style exploration of multiple psyches” kirkus reviews fiction litera ry graywolf press 3/20/2018 9781555978013 $16.00 $22.99 can trade paperback 448 pages 8.3 in h 5.5 in w subrights brit sort of books trans dram inkwell management 1st ser audio graywolf press book two of the encircling trilogy continues piecing together the fractured identity of david the absent central figure who has lost his memory three very different friends write letters about his childhood on the backwater island of otterøya ole a farmer struggling to right his floundering marriage recalls days in the woods when an act of pretending went very wrong tom roger a rough-edged outsider slipping into domestic violence shares a cruder side of david as he crows about

g rayw ol fpre ss m ar c h 2018 pa perbackoriginal registers of illuminated villages poems tarfia faizullah “tarfia faizullah is a poet of brave and unflinching vision.” —natasha trethewey poet ry american graywolf press 3/6/2018 9781555978006 $16.00 $22.99 can trade paperback 96 pages 9 in h 6.5 in w subrights brit trans audio dram graywolf press 1st ser author c/o graywolf press somebody is always singing songs were not allowed mother said dance and the bells will sing with you i slithered glass beneath my feet i locked the door i did not die i shaved my head until the horns i knew were there were visible until the doorknob went silent —from “100 bells” registers of illuminated villages is tarfia faizullah’s highly anticipated second collection following her award-winning debut seam faizullah’s new work extends and transforms her powerful accounts of violence war and loss into poems of many forms and voices—elegies

g rayw ol fpre ss febr ua ry 2018 pa perbackoriginal the land between two rivers writing in an age of refugees tom sleigh essays on the urgency of our global refugee crisis and our capacity as artists and citizens to confront it litera ry collections american graywolf press 2/6/2018 9781555977962 $16.00 $22.99 can trade paperback 272 pages 8.3 in h 5.5 in w subrights brit trans audio dram graywolf press 1st ser aevitas creative management tom sleigh describes himself donning a flak jacket and helmet working as a journalist inside militarized war zones and refugee camps as “a sort of rambo jr.” with self-deprecation and empathetic humor these essays recount his experiences during several tours in africa and in the middle eastern region once called mesopotamia “the land between two rivers.” sleigh asks three central questions what did i see how could i write about it why did i write about it the first essays in the land between two rivers focus on the

g rayw ol fpre ss febr ua ry 2018 pa perbackoriginal house of fact house of ruin poems tom sleigh tom sleigh’s brilliant new collection is “full of the wonder and eloquence driving profound poetry” los angeles times you’ve got to put your pants on in the house of fact and in the house of fact when you take off your shirt you can hear your shirt cry out facts are the floor facts are how you make the right side talk to the left poet ry american graywolf press 2/6/2018 9781555977979 $16.00 $22.99 can trade paperback 120 pages 9 in h 6 in w subrights brit trans audio dram graywolf press 1st ser aevitas creative management i’m washing my naked belly clean and doing it with dignity i’m turning around trying to see the filthiness that keeps making me filthy —from “house of fact house of ruin” “i hate to admit it but even the house of fact is a house of ruin,” writes tom sleigh in the title sequence of this

g rayw ol fpre ss ja nu ary 2018 pa perbackoriginal the art of mystery the search for questions maud casey a sensitive and nuanced exploration of a seldom-discussed subject by an acclaimed novelist litera ry criticism american graywolf press 1/2/2018 9781555977948 $14.00 $19.50 can trade paperback 160 pages 7 in h 5 in w subrights brit trans dram 1st ser audio graywolf press the fourteenth volume in the art of series conjures an ethereal subject the idea of mystery in fiction mystery is not often discussed—apart from the genre— because as maud casey notes “it’s not easy to talk about something that is a whispered invitation a siren song a flickering light in the distance.” casey the author of several critically acclaimed novels reaches beyond the usual tool kit of fictional elements to ask the question where does mystery reside in a work of fiction she takes us into the land of un—a space of uncertainty and unknowing—to find out

g rayw ol fpre ss a p ril 2018 pa perbackoriginal eye level poems jenny xie winner of the walt whitman award of the academy of american poets selected by juan felipe herrera for years now i’ve been using the wrong palette each year with its itchy blue as the bruise of solitude reaches its expiration date poet ry american asian american graywolf press 4/3/2018 9781555978020 $16.00 $22.99 can trade paperback 80 pages 9 in h 6.5 in w subrights brit trans audio dram graywolf press 1st ser author c/o graywolf press planes and buses guesthouse to guesthouse i’ve gotten to where i am by dint of my poor eyesight my overreactive motion sickness 9 p.m hanoi’s old quarter duck porridge and plum wine voices outside the door come to a soft boil —from “phnom penh diptych dry season” jenny xie’s award-winning debut eye level takes us far and near to phnom penh corfu hanoi new york and elsewhere as we travel closer and closer to the acutely

g rayw ol fpre ss ja nu ary 2018 pa perbackoriginal cinder new and selected poems susan stewart “one of the finest poets of the last fifty years.” —salt poet ry american graywolf press 1/2/2018 9781555977955 $18.00 $25.00 can trade paperback 232 pages 9 in h 7 in w subrights brit trans audio dram graywolf press 1st ser author c/o graywolf press other available formats hardcover isbn 9781555977634 ebook isbn 9781555979584 marketing author tour national publicity targeted poetry advertising poetry bookseller outreach social media campaign to the nth like the truth of an ending unskeined across the crust of the white field though it happened only once i am sending the thought of the thought continuing to return to the field before the mowing when a goldfinch swayed on a blue stem stalk and the wind and the sun stirred the hay —from “after the mowing” cinder new and selected poems gathers for the first time poetry from across susan