Name: Wave Books
Editor: Joshua Beckman & Matthew Zapruder
Mailing Address: 1938 Fairview Avenue East, Suite 201 Seattle, WA 98102
Circulation: 6-8
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Publishes: 2-3/year
Year Founded: 2005
Information about the press: Wave Books is an independent poetry press based in Seattle, Washington. Dedicated to publishing the best in contemporary American poetry and poetry in translation, Wave Books was founded in 2005, joining forces with already-established publisher Verse Press. Wave Books seeks to build on and expand the mission of Verse Press by publishing strong innovative work and encouraging our authors to expand and interact with their readership through nationwide readings and events, affirming our belief that the audience for poetry is larger and more diverse than commonly thought. Our titles have received critical acclaim in publications such as The Believer, Bookforum, Booklist, Boston Review, Details, Harper’s, Jacket & Jacket2, Kirkus Reviews, Library Journal, The New York Times Book Review, The New Yorker, Publishers Weekly, Rolling Stone, The Village Voice and others. Our authors have received NEA and Guggenheim fellowships, the William Carlos Williams Award, the National Book Award, the Pulitzer Prize, the Kate Tufts Discovery Award, inclusion in the Best American Poetry series, and awards from the Academy of American Poets, the Massachusetts Center for the Book, The American Poetry Review, among many others.
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