Anca Szilagyi's fiction has appeared or is forthcoming in Fairy Tale Review, Gastronomica, The Massachusetts Review, Washington City Paper, and elsewhere. Her book reviews have appeared in Shenandoah and regularly on the Ploughshares blog. Born in Queens and raised in Brooklyn, she holds degrees from McGill University, Columbia University, and the University of Washington. Currently, she lives in Seattle, where she teaches creative writing at Richard Hugo House and is working on a collection of short stories and a novel.
Publications and Prizes
The Middle of Nowhere: Horror in Rural America (Pill Hill Press, 2010)
Antigonish Review, Ascent Aspirations, Cafe Irreal, Cicada, Fairy Tale Review, Gastronomica, Istanbul Literary Review, Massachusetts Review, Monkeybicycle, Pindeldyboz, Rockhurst Review, Southern Ocean Review, Western Humanities Review, Yellow Medicine Review: A Journal of Indigenous Literature, Art, and Thought
Artist Trust / Gar LaSalle Storytelling Award (2015); Jack Straw Fellowship (2015); 4Culture Art Project Grant (2014); Made at Hugo House Fellowship (2012-13); Richard Blessing Award (2010); Special Mention, Salem College International Literary Awards (2012)