In her debut short story collection, which won the 2011 Dzanc Books Short Story Collection Competition, Anne Valente investigates the most unexplainable qualities of our planet - from the supernatural to the intimate emotions that we often keep to ourselves.Read More
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Jac Jemc talks about her creative process, why she loves Chicago, and her newest book, A DIFFERENT BED EVERY TIME.
Dzanc Books has acquired world, performance, and audio rights for William Gay’s long-awaited novel, The Lost Country (tentatively scheduled for October 2015), as well as another book entitled Little Sister Death and paperback reprint rights for Gay’s debut novel, The Long Home.Read More
Check out this video of Peter Markus talking about his new book, his writing, and how he teaches.
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 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
In 1971, writer Joseph McElroy published his third novel, the confessional-style Ancient History: A Paraphase. Ancient 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.Read More
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.Read More
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.
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!Read More
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.
What we'd like to see is more people reading these incredible words he's spun and so have decided to offer all four of his books in eBook form for the extremely low price of $15.00.
This is slightly better than a buy 2 get 2 free deal when it comes to eBooks and when it comes to the pricing of his print titles, it's basically a buy 1 get 3 free deal.Read More
Dzanc Books is proud to announce that Eugene Marten is the recipient of a 2014 NEA Creative Writing Fellowship Grant!
Dzanc Books is pleased to announce that Jen Grow is the winner of our 2012 short story collection contest. Grow’s manuscript, My Life as a Mermaid and Other Stories, was selected from more than 300 submissions. This collection will be published in the Fall 2015.
Submissions are open for our 2013-14 Non-Fiction Award. All authors with a non-fiction manuscript are eligible. Subjects may include but are not limited to memoir, political, historical, biographical, and will be vetted by our Dzanc Books editors. A list of 10 finalists will be named and the winner chosen by Nathan Deuel, author of the forthcoming Friday Was the Bomb: Five Years in the Middle East.Read More