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 MoviesRead More
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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
Jac Jemc's debut novel My Only Wife, is on the short list of finalists for the PEN/Robert W. Bingham Award for debut fiction. The award is officially given "to exceptionally talented fiction writers whose debut work-a first novel or collection of short stories...represent distinguished literary achievement and suggests great promise."Read More
Stephen Policoff is the winner of our 2012 mid-career novelist award. Policoff’s manuscript,Come Away, was selected from nearly 100 submissions. This collection will be published in October 2014.Read More
Dzanc Books is pleased to announce that Joshua R. Helms is the winner of our 2012 poetry award. Helms’ manuscript, Machines Like Us, was selected by contest judge, C. Dale Young, from more than 100 submissions. This collection will be published in September 2014.Read More
In recent weeks we've had the pleasure of signing up more authors and titles to our rEprint series--all of the below will appear in eBook form over the next few months:Read More
Dzanc Books is proud to announce that it will once again publish a work of fiction by Jac Jemc. We will publish Jac’s short story collection, A Different Bed Every Time, in October 2014. Having previously published her novel, My Only Wife, which was named to Best of 2012 lists by Shelf Unbound and Vol. I Brooklyn, we couldn’t be more excited to keep our publishing relationship ongoingRead More