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110 Cherry St, Suite #208
Seattle, WA, 98104
United States

Welcome to Chatwin Books. We are a new publisher of print and digital books in a wide range of topics, run by a team with many decades of experience in all aspects of the book business.

At the heart of who we are, and what we do, is working with authors to support their craft, and their entire body of work, throughout the publication process. Using our experience and drive to help our authors create great books is the surest way our team can ensure a great experience for our readers.

In addition to the work we do for our own books, we do editorial, design, author branding, marketing, and other work on a contract basis for other publishers and authors. We also distribute books from other publishers, both print and digital.

Jack Grapes

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Jack Grapes is a poet, playwright, actor, teacher, and founding editor of the literary journal ONTHEBUS. Grapes’ numerous published works include 13 books of poetry and the award-winning play, Circle of Will, which Grapes starred in and co-wrote. Over the last 40 years, Grapes has instructed thousands of poets and writers in courses based on his books Method Writing and Advanced Method Writing. Grapes has also taught poetry in over 100 Los Angeles schools. A native of New Orleans, Grapes graduated from Tulane University with a B.A. and MFA. He currently lives in Los Angeles with his wife, Lori.

Chatwin Books will be publishing Grapes’ Last of the Outsiders: Collected Poems 1968-2019 (vol. 1) on June 15, 2019.