Interviews with Novelists

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Anna Faktorovich is the Director and Founder 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 October, 2014. Two additional critical books are forthcoming with Anaphora: Gender Bias in Mystery and Romance Novel Publishing: Mimicking Masculinity and Femininity and Wendell Berry's New Agrarianism and Beyond; for the latter she received a Kentucky Historical Society fellowship. She published two poetry collections Improvisational Arguments (Fomite Press, 2011) and Battle for Athens (Anaphora, 2012). The first novel in her Anaphora historical novels series is forthcoming 9/12/2014, The Romances of George Sand; the second novel in this series is nearing completion, The Battle for Democracy. She published two fantasy novellas with Grim's Labyrinth Publishing: The Great Love of Queen Margaret, the Vampire and The Campaigns against the Olden. She illustrated, designed and wrote the poetry for an illustrated children's book, The Sloths and I (Anaphora, 2013).

Interviews with Novelists

Volume VI, Issue 2

Authored by Dr. Anna Faktorovich

Interviews with Novelists: Volume VI, Issue 2: Features interviews with best-selling and award winning novelists. Bob Van Laerhoven, winner of the 2007 Knack Hercule Poirot Prize, for his mystery novel, Baudelaire's Revenge, talks about his horses, literary fiction, and about the boundaries of obscenity. John Michael Cummings, winner of The Paterson Prize for Books for Young People for his novel, The Night Freed John Brown, discusses reasons for writing young adult fiction, selling the first novel to Penguin, and other curious topics. Bestselling visionary author of The Transhumanist Wager, Zoltan Istvan, chats about the adventures he had working for National Geographic, and the philosophy behind his unique novel. The issue also includes a review of The Pizza Underground, a comedy rock band of which Mack Culkin is a minor band member. The issue is illustrated with photographs from a New York City photographer, Jeremy Freedman. The academic essays are from four widely published professors, David Comfort, Diane Todd Bucci, Robert Cardullo, and Jeffrey P. Beck, the latter is also the Dean of the Graduate College at Kean University. Fiction pieces include a short story from the Editor, Anna Faktorovich, "My Life as a Werewolf," and stories from the Florida professor Luis Martínez-Fernández, and Tom Tolnay, the publisher of Birch Brook Press. The poets are all also very established professors, editors and writers, and include: Kika Dorsey, Diane Sahms-Guarnieri, KV Wilt, and Michael Zucaro.

Publication Date:
193753684X / 9781937536848
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Binding Type:
US Trade Paper
Trim Size:
6" x 9"
Black and White
Related Categories:
Philosophy / Criticism

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