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Dzanc Books is a literary nonprofit press out of Ann Arbor Michigan that publishes literary fiction and nonfiction and hosts the literary journal The Collagist.

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News from Dzanc Books, a non-profit literary publisher.

Robert Coover's backlist released in Ebook.

Been waiting for the electronic versions of Coover's books? Dzanc is happy to announce the release of The Origin of the Brunists, Gerald's Party, John's Wife, Spanking the Maid, Pinocchio in Venice, Ghost Town, Whatever Happened to Gloomy Gus of the Chicago Bears?, Pricksongs & Descants, and A Night at the Movies

Jonathan Lethem’s New Introduction to Joseph McElroy’s Ancient History

In 1971, writer Joseph McElroy published his third novel, the confessional-style Ancient History: A ParaphaseAncient History was well received by critics at the time for its disjointed, almost frantic time structure. It will be re-released in paperback on March 25, accompanied by this new essay by Jonathan Lethem.

The Bad News: The Litany of Saint Bob

Read James Tierney's fabulous essay on Robert Coover's tale of West Condon. Tierney examines Coover's The Origin of The Brunists (1966) and The Brunist Day of Wrath (2014), giving readers the first comprehensive appraisal of Coover's Brunist myth.

This essay originally appeared in issue #18 of Golden Handcuffs Review.

Not for Nothing: the Dirt

Stephen Graham Jones gives the down and dirty on the making of his new novel Not for Nothing. Jones shares pictures of the real life Stanton Texas, where the novel is set, alongside the creation, editing, and cover design process of his newest book.


Welcome to the New Dzanc Books Website

Dzanc is happy to unveil our new website. We still offer the same deal at our store, buy a print copy of any books and we'll give you an electronic copy for free! Please bear with us as we fix bugs and broken links, and thanks for your interest in Dzanc Books!

March Titles From Dzanc!

Dzanc has an exciting group of titles out this month. From debut to legendary, there's something on this list for everyone. Stephen Graham Jones' Not for Nothing, Kim Church's Byrd, and Robert Coover's The Brunist Day of Wrath.


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