Dzanc Books

See writers who are published by this small press
Genres Published: 
Fiction, Creative Nonfiction
Literary Fiction
Representative Authors: 
Laura van den Berg, Roy Kesey, Peter Markus, Terese Svoboda, Dawn Raffel, Suzanne Burns, Hesh Kestin
Book Types: 
Short story collections, Essay collections, Novel, Memoir
Paperback, Hardcover, E-book
Reading Periods: 
Mar 1 to Sep 30
Nov 1 to Dec 31
Response Time: 
3 to 6 months
Charges Reading Fee: 
Publishes Through Contests Only: 
Accepts Unsolicited Submissions: 
Accepts Simultaneous Submissions: 
Titles per Year: 
6 to 10
Publishers Group West

Editorial Focus

Dzanc Books was created in 2006 to advance great writing and champion those writers who don't fit neatly into the marketing niches of for-profit presses and to advance literary readership and advocacy across the country.

Tips From the Editor

We're looking for great literary fiction and nonfiction. The manuscript itself is what matters to us.

Contact Information

Michelle Dotter, Editor-in-Chief
2580 Craig Rd
Ann Arbor, MI 48103
Contact E-mail: 
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Last updated: May 27, 2023