ACHF Arts Access
Graywolf publishes diverse and engaging contemporary literature that has the capacity to stimulate imagination and promote empathy among Minnesotans. Each book will be evaluated on the basis of artistic strength and diversity. Our outreach is evaluated by individual reader responses, event attendance, critical attention, and book sales. 2: Graywolf strengthens the Twin Cities literary community and increases the impact of literature in Minnesota through partnerships and collaboration. Literary community health is measured by the Creative Minnesota study, the caliber of events, and the vitality of bookstores and libraries. Graywolf evaluates the quality and number of our collaborations.
Graywolf published 33 exceptional books by local, national, and international authors, which made American literature more inclusive and innovative. All That Man Is by David Szalay was a finalist for the Booker Prize. Look by Solmaz Sharif was a finalist for the National Book Award in poetry. Gretchen Marquette and Ben Percy were finalists for Minnesota Book Awards. 2: Graywolf held 30 readings for 2,000 Minnesotans. The Graywolf Literary Salon drew 300 attendees in Minneapolis, connecting writers and readers. Graywolf collaborated on events with Anoka-Ramsey Community College, East Side Freedom Library, Frank Theatre, College of Saint Benedict, the Loft Literary Center, Minneapolis Institute of Art, and Northfield Public Library.
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