Anna Faktorovich

5755 E. River Rd., #2201Tucson, AZ 85750
Phone: 
520-425-4266
Website: 
www.anaphoraliterary.com

Author's Bio

Dr. Anna Faktorovich is the Director and Owner of the Anaphora Literary Press. Faktorovich has over three years of full-time college English teaching experience. She has a Ph.D. in English Literature and Criticism and an M.A. in Comparative Literature. Her Rebellion as Genre in the Novels of Scott, Dickens and Stevenson critical book has been published with McFarland in February, 2013. Her new book, The Formulas of Popular Fiction: Elements of Fantasy, Science Fiction, Romance, Religious and Mystery Novels, is completed and will be released with McFarland in January, 2014. She is currently working on a new critical book, in which Columbia University Press and Purdue University Press have expressed an initial interest, Gender Bias in Mystery and Romance Novel Authorship: The Anti-Stereotypical Voices of Women and Men Who Cross Genres. When she finishes this project she will begin working on, Wendell Berry and the New Agrarianism Genre: Agriculture in Modern Literature, for which she received a Kentucky Historical Society fellowship, with the intention of publishing it in the Culture of the Land Series through the University Press of Kentucky, which expressed initial interest in it, with an intended completion timeline for summer of 2014. She published two poetry collections Improvisational Arguments (Fomite Press, 2011) and Battle for Athens (Anaphora, 2012). She illustrated, designed and wrote the poetry for an illustrated children’s book, The Sloths and I (Anaphora, 2013). She also published three editions of the Book Production Guide, which gives advice on editing, design and marketing for writers and publishers. She has been editing and writing for the independent, tri-annual and peer-reviewed Pennsylvania Literary Journal since 2009; it is available on EBSCO, ProQuest and in print. She has also presented her research at the MLA, SAMLA, EAPSU, SWWC, BWWC and many other conferences.

Publications and Prizes

Book

Improvisational Arguments
(Anaphora Literary Press,
2011)
Rebellion as Genre in the Novels of Scott, Dickens and Stevenson
(McFarland,
2013)
Battle for Athens
(Anaphora Literary Press,
2012)
Formulaic Writing within Genre
(McFarland,
2013)
Book Production Guide, 3rd Edition
(Anaphora Literary Press,
2013)
The Sloths and I (Illustrated Children's Book)
(Anaphora Literary Press,
2013)

Journal

Pennsylvania Literary Journal
Prizes: 
She won the MLA Bibliography Fellowship, Kentucky Historical Society, and the Brown University Military Collection fellowship.

More Information

Listed as:
Poet
Gives readings? 
Yes
Travels for readings? 
Yes
Identifies as: 
Caucasian
Prefers to work with: 
Any
Fluent in: 
English, Russian
Born in: 
Moscow
Raised in: 
Boston, MA

Personal Favorites

Favorite Books:
Waverley; Kidnapped; Interview with the Vampire; A Tale of Two Cities; Sybil
Favorite Authors:
Dickens, Scott, Stevenson, Dumas, Sand, Rice

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Listing last updated: June 15, 2014.

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