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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.

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Now available: Kafka’s Son, by Curt Leviant

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The first American edition of Curt Leviant’s acclaimed novel, Kafka’s Son, is now available. Praise by the Jewish Book Council as “a novel of uncommon beauty, both sharp in its humor and thick with ethical conundrum,”  Kafka’s Son follows a documentary filmmaker whose life has been defined by the men he refers to as the two Ks: Danny Kaye and Franz Kafka.

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Available Now: Triangle Ray

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John Holman’s short story collection Triangle Ray is now available.

Triangle Ray is a collection of short stories linked by the character of Ray Fielding, introduced first as a young black man coming of age in the 1980s and infatuated with his schoolmate, the brilliant, miraculous Marie. 
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Now available: The City at Three P.M.

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Peter LaSalle’s essay collection The City at Three P.M.: Writing, Reading, and Traveling,  praised by the New York Times as the perfect read for literary history aficionados, is now available.

In The City at Three P.M.: Writing, Reading, and Traveling, award-winning fiction writer Peter LaSalle offers eleven startlingly original personal essays dealing with his longtime quest for world travel of the sort that might be called literary errands.
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Dzanc Receives NEA Award

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National Endowment for the Arts (NEA) Chairman Rocco Landesman announced yesterday that Dzanc Books is one of 832 non-profit organizations nationwide to receive an NEA Art Works grant. Dzanc Books is recommended for a $25,000 grant to support the publication and promotion of new books of fiction and eBook reprints. Scheduled authors include Stephen Dixon, Robert Coover, and Ellen Gilchrist. Dzanc Books will publish new print books by Roy Kesey, Merrill Joan Gerber, Eugene Marten, David Ohle, and Jason Ockert; as well as eBooks from Jonathan Baumbach, Abby Frucht, J. Robert Lennon, Greg Johnson, and Michael Martone, among others.

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George Saunders on Disquiet

Guy Intoci

"I can’t imagine anyone with an interest in writing or literature going through theDisquiet program and not being profoundly transformed – by the quality of the teaching, by the magic of Lisbon, and by the way the program is organized, which guarantees intellectual and cultural immersion to an extent unimaginable to the casual tourist.  Disquiet is, to my way of thinking, the very best program of its type in the world: intense, humane, wildly energetic, with its heart in exactly the right place."--George Saunders

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DISQUIET International Literary Program Still Accepting Applications

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The second annual DISQUIET International Literary Program in Lisbon, Portugal is still accepting entries for its July 2012 session. Join George Saunders, Kim Addonizio, Joshua Knelman, Christine Hume, Deb Olin Unferth and many others for a life-changing two weeks in one of the most captivating cites in the world. 

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