Nathan Deuel, author of Friday was the Bomb, has written a piece about his New Balance 990s for the NY Times Magazine: “I suppose looks prevented me from buying New Balances before my walk. There’s something aggressively earnest about them. New Balance initially made only arch supports, and slowly moved into manufacturing entire shoes...”Read More
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Natasha Trethewey selected Jonathan's poem "The Dead" from The Crossing for this week's edition of NY Times Magazine. She says: "I love how poems can inscribe in concrete images some figurative notion of the world I've harbored. Here, it is the notion that the dead don't complete go away, but ravel among us, emerging at moments to be seen."Read More
Told in the clipped, hard-as-nails language of Elmore Leonard and James Ellroy, The Castaway Lounge explores one man’s struggle to choose between right and wrong, and his growing sense that sometimes the right choice requires the ultimate sacrifice.Read More
In its recent review of Little Sister Death by William Gay, Kirkus Reviews compares the writer favorably to Flannery O'Connor before summarizing the book by saying it's "as if Faulkner had written The Shining.Read More
In a starred review of The Suicide of Claire Bishop, Publishers Weekly raves, "A memorable, intricate, and inventive debut....both an intellectual tour de force and a moving reflection on the ways we try to save ourselves and others."Read More
Dzanc Books is proud to announce a merger with Hawthorne Books. As of June 1, 2015 Hawthorne is an imprint of Dzanc. The merger allows both houses to maintain their own individual editorial vision, which has made each synonymous with the best of independent publishing, while also working together on select projects. In addition to having offices in Ann Arbor and New York a publicity center for both presses will be headquartered at Hawthorne’s Portland, Oregon, office and Rhonda Hughes will serve as Dzanc's Director of Marketing and Publicity.Read More
Kim Church's Byrd has been awarded the bronze medal for Literary Fiction in the 2015 Independent Publisher Book Awards.
To see all of the catagories and winners, please click here.
Check out the brand new book trailer for Patrick O'Neil's Gun, Needle, Spoon, available on June 9th.Read More
Library Journal, in a recent starred review, raves that Lindsey Drager's debut novel, The Sorrow Proper, is "a remarkable and mature debut worthy of inclusion in all fiction collections; expect to see it nominated for several fiction awards."Read More
Shelf Awareness issued a starred review of Jonathan Fink's debut poetry collection, The Crossing, call it "an immersive and artful debut that depicts moments both historical and contemporary in a set of striking, compulsively readable poems."Read More