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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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Guy Intoci

Now that the winners of the 2018 Dzanc contests have been announced, we are pleased to release the short list of finalists for the Dzanc Prize for Fiction, the Short Story Collection Prize, and the Nonfiction Prize.

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Guy Intoci

Dzanc Books is pleased to announce the winner of the Dzanc Nonfiction Prize: Knock Wood by Jennifer Militello. Obsessive habits, insane relatives, a criminal ex-lover dead of a heroin overdose, and a current lover untethered in time emerge as this book maps out a new chronology of love and loss.

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The Start of the Story

Guy Intoci

Narrated by a chorus of sharp-witted cockroaches, The Wonder That Was Ours, follows Wynston Cleave, a taxi driver on a small Caribbean island torn apart by riots and devastating violence. Alice Hatcher's debut, winner of last year's Dzanc Prize for Fiction, hits shelves on September 4. Read an excerpt of the first chapter here.

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