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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.

An interview with Peter Markus

Check out this video of Peter Markus talking about his new book, his writing, and how he teaches.



May is short story month!

In celebration of short story month, we're selling the E-version of all our short story collections for just $3.99! If you're a fan of short story collections, you won't want to miss this awesome sale. Click this link to see our titles.


The Festival of Earthly Delights Book Trailer

The Book Trailer for Matt Dojny's The Festival of Earthly Delights, out in paperback next month!

"If Puchai were a real country, I'd be a citizen by now, or at least an illegal alien. What a glorious novel!" -Gary Shteyngart, author of Super Sad True Love Story

"...a perfect summer read, armchair travel in a higher key." -Los Angeles Times


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.


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