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Footnote to publish ‘gorgeous and hallucinatory’ debut by prize-winner Lars Horn
We’re delighted to announce that we’ll be publishing Graywolf Nonfiction Prize-winner, Lars Horn’s memoir Voice of the Fish this September.

Strong Female Character
Check out the cover-reveal for Strong Female Character, acclaimed journalist and cultural commentator Hanna Flint’s personal and incisive memoir exploring how cinema has been the key to understanding herself and the world we live in.

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Voice of the Fish
Lars Horn

Lars Horn’s Voice of the Fish, winner of the Graywolf Press Nonfiction Prize, is a kaleidoscopic, hallucinatory memoir that explores the trans experience through meditations upon aquatic life and mythology, set against the backdrop of travels in Russia and a debilitating injury that left Horn temporarily unable to speak, read and write.

Between Starshine and Clay
Sarah Ladipo Manyika
Foreword by Bernardine Evaristo

Award-winning author and cultural critic Sarah Ladipo Manyika takes us on a remarkable journey across contemporary cultural and political landscapes as she speaks with some of the most distinguished Black thinkers of our times, including Nobel Laureates Toni Morrison and Wole Soyinka, and civic leaders first lady Michelle Obama and Senator Cory Booker.