Graywolf Press is an independent non-profit publisher founded in 1974. The press is based in Minneapolis, Minnesota, and focuses on publishing poetry, fiction, and non-fiction. Graywolf Press is known for publishing works by both established and emerging authors, and has a reputation for publishing literary fiction and poetry of high quality. The press has published books by authors such as Louise Erdrich, Per Petterson, and Tracy K. Smith, among others. Graywolf Press has received numerous accolades for its publications, and several of its authors have won major literary awards such as the Pulitzer Prize and the National Book Award. The press also publishes an annual poetry and fiction series, and hosts events and workshops for writers. Graywolf Press is committed to promoting and preserving contemporary American literature, and is considered one of the most important independent publishers in the United States.