Yuka Igarashi

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Yuka Igarashi

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Yuka Igarashi is an executive editor at Graywolf Press, where she acquires fiction and nonfiction titles, both in English and in translation. Before joining Graywolf in 2021, she was editor-in-chief of Soft Skull Press, founder and editor-in-chief of Catapult magazine, founding editor of the Best Debut Short Stories anthology series, and the managing editor of Granta magazine. She is interested in short stories, essays, interdisciplinary work, and formal innovation. The writers whose books she has published include Hiromi Kawakami, Lucy Ives, Wayne Koestenbaum, Lynne Tillman, Dorthe Nors, James Hannaham, Yukiko Motoya, Aoko Matsuda, Chloe Caldwell, Sam Pink, and Chelsea Martin.

Yuka is seeking short stories, essays, interdisciplinary work, and formal innovation.