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5220 Dexter Ann Arbor Rd.
Ann Arbor, MI, 48103
United States

Dzanc Books is nonprofit press specializing in literary fiction and nonfiction. In addition to publishing activities, Dzanc Books also supports the Disquiet International Literary Program.

Upcoming Dzanc Events


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Upcoming Dzanc Events

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This list is constantly being updated; please check back regularly for new events in your area.


Seattle, WA & Washington at Larg

  • Sept. 30: Lance Olsen reading at University of Washington as part of the Fall Convergence Conference, Bothell, WA.
  • Oct. 26:  Jarret Middleton reads as part of the Dock Street Salon Series, Phinney Books. Time and details to come.
  • Oct. 27:  Jarret Middleton & Darkansas, Village Books, Bellingham, WA. Time and details to come.


San Diego, CA

  • Sept. 9: 2017 Dzanc author Nick Bredie joins Amelia Gray, Skylar McCurine, and Jac Jemc at The Rose, 7 p.m.
  • Sept. 17: Jason Tougaw at the Goldline Salon, 5 p.m.
  • Sept. 20: Lance Olsen reading at San Diego State University.


Los Angeles, CA

  • Sept.12: Jarret Middleton joins Carmiel Banasky and others at Stories Books and Cafe; time and details to come.
  • Sept. 18: Jason Tougaw reads from and discusses The One You Get at Mandrake Bar, 7 p.m.
  • Sept. 27:Lance Olsen reading at Loyola Marymount University.
  • Oct. 20: Launch party for Emily Geminder and Dead Girls, Skylight Books; time and details to come. 


San Francisco, CA

  • Sept. 20: Jason Tougaw reads from The One You Get at Green Apple; time and details to come.
  • Sept. 24: Perfectly Queer presents Jason Tougaw and Deb Busman in a Rainbow Readings event, Dog Eared Books, 7 p.m.
  • Oct. 7: Jon Boilard will take part inLitQuake at the American Bookbinders Museum, 2:30 p.m.



New York

  • Sept 12: Launch party for Jason Tougaw and The One You Get. The Red Room above KGB Bar, Brooklyn, 7 p.m.
  • Sept. 18: Jarret Middleton, Robert Lopez, Emma Smith-Stevens, and Sean Doyle come together for a reading and conversation, Housing Works, Brooklyn; time and details to come.
  • Oct. 11: Lance Olsen reading at SUNY-Buffalo, Buffalo, NY.
  • Oct. 16: Emma Smith-Stevens will give a reading and conversation at the Weiss Cinema at Bard College, Annandale-on-Hudson, NY, 4:40-6 p.m.
  • Oct. 18: Josip Novakovich reads at part of the #YeahYouWrite Author Series, @Bo's Kitchen & Bar Room, New York City.
  • Oct. 19: Jason Tougaw and co-reader Kristen Dombeck at the Queens College MFA Event, Queens, NY.
  • Early October: Jason Tougaw reads at One Grand Books, Narrowsburg; exact date and details to come.
  • Nov 10: Daniel A. Hoyt will read from This Book Is Not for You. The Red Room above KGB Bar, Brooklyn, 7-9 p.m.
  • Nov. 28: Emma Smith-Stevens will read as part of the Cool as Fuck Reading Series at Pete's Candy Store, Brooklyn, NY, 6:30-7:30 p.m.


Atlanta, GA

  • Sept. 21: Jarret Middleton & Darkansas, A Cappella Books, 7 p.m.


New England

  • Sept 26: Jarret Middleton & Darkansas, Mystic Books, Mystic, CT.
  • Sept. 27: Jarret Middleton & Darkansas, East End Books, Provincetown, RI.
  • Sept. 28: Jarret Middleton & Darkansas, Trident Bookstore, Boston, MA.
  • Sept. 29: Jarret Middleton & Darkansas, Riverrun Bookstore, Portsmouth, NH.
  • Sept. 30: Jarret Middleton & Darkansas, Toadstool Bookstore, Peterborough, NH.
  • Oct. 4: Jarret Middleton & Darkansas, New Hampshire Institute of Art, Manchester, NH.
  • Oct. 14: Emma Smith-Stevens will read at the River Garden as part of the Brattleboro Literary Festival, Brattleboro, VT. 5:15-6:30 p.m.



Normal, Illinois

  • Oct. 18: Lance Olsen reading at Illinois State University, Normal, IL.



Gainesville, FL


  • Oct. 27: Emma Smith-Stevens and co-reader Rachel Khong at MFA@FLA, Third House Books, 4 p.m.


Las Vegas, NV

  • Nov. 2: Lance Olsen reading at UNLV.


The Twin Cities, MN

  • Nov. 7: Jarret Middleton and Peter Geye in conversation at Milkweed/Open Books in Minneapolis, 7 p.m. 
  • Nov. 9: Jarret Middleton reads at Subtext Bookstore in St. Paul, 7 p.m.


Stillwater, OK

  • Nov. 9: Lance Olsen reading at Oklahoma State University.


International Events

  • Nov. 2-4: Jason Tougaw will appear at the Worlding the Brain conference in Amsterdam, Netherlands.