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
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Kim Church's Byrd has been awarded the bronze medal for Literary Fiction in the 2015 Independent Publisher Book Awards.
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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
Kirkus Reviews praises Jen Grow's debut collection, My Life as a Mermaid, calling its prose "translucent and sparkling" and continuing to say, "Its raw immediacy is equal parts story and slice of pain and will leave you gasping." The collection will be available June 9th.Read More
The LA Times has praised Deb Bumsan's debut novel, Like a Woman, as "gritty but tender: charming in its immodesty and sinewy as a junkyard dog."Read More
Byrd, Kim Church's debut novel and winner of the Cook's Corner Book Prize, is now a finalist for the The Chautauqua Prize, an annual award for a "book of fiction or literary/narrative nonfiction that provides a richly rewarding reading experience and honors the author for a significant contribution to the literary arts."Read More
Congratulations to Andy Platter, who has been announced as the 2015 Dr. Tony Ryan Book Award for Offerings From a Rust Belt Jockey.Read More
Dzanc Books is pleased to announce that Kirstin Allio has won the 2014 Short Story Collection Contest for her manuscript Clothed, Female Figure.Read More