Dzanc Books


Type Of Organization
Press
Mission Statement / Editorial Focus
Dzanc Books was created in 2006 to advance great writing and to impact communities nationally with our efforts to promote literary readership and advocacy of creative writing workshops and readings offered across the country. As a non-profit 501(c)3 organization, Dzanc: * Publishes innovative and award-winning literary fiction and nonfiction, including short story collections and novels by accomplished and award-winning writers such as Roy Kesey, Yannick Murphy, Peter Markus, Hesh Kestin, Kyle Minor, Michael Czyzniejewski, Suzanne Burns, Peter Selgin, Laura van den Berg, Robert Lopez, Dawn Raffel, Jeff Parker, Terese Svoboda, and Henning Koch * Runs the Dzanc Writers-in-Residence Program, which places published authors in public schools to teach creative writing to elementary and secondary students * Conducts three annual Dzanc Prizes, which recognize innovative, risk-taking, and brilliant fiction in the novel and short story categories, as well as fiction or nonfiction through a third contest which varies annually * Organizes the Disquiet International Literary Program, a writing conference held in Lisbon, Portugal * Creates internship opportunities for students looking to gain valuable experience in independent publishing

Social Media Platforms Used
Instagram, Facebook, Twitter, TikTok
Is Your Group Affiliated With A University, Portal Or Other Agency?
no
Primary Editor/Contact Person
Michelle Dotter
Contact Title
Editor-in-Chief
Contact Email
Accepts Unsolicited Submissions
Yes
Simultaneous Submissions Accepted
yes
Reading Period
Year round
Reporting Time
weeks
Year Founded
2006
Number Of Books Published Per Year
10-14
Titles In Print
210
Number Of Issues Per Year
1
Back Issues Available
yes
Unsolicited Manuscripts Accepted
yes
Format
perfect
Publish Print Anthology?
yes

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