Anca Szilagyi's fiction has been published in Canada, the United States, Turkey, and New Zealand. 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, Istanbul Literary Review, Massachusetts Review, Pindeldyboz, Rockhurst Review, Southern Ocean Review, Western Humanities Review, Yellow Medicine Review: A Journal of Indigenous Literature, Art, and Thought
Made at Hugo House Fellowship (2012-13); Richard Blessing Award (2010); Special Mention, Salem College International Literary Awards (2012)
What I'm Reading Now:
Binocular Vision by Edith Pearlman, To the Lighthouse by Virginia Woolf, Sarajevo Marlboro by Miljenko Jergovic
The Tin Drum, A Tree Grows in Brooklyn, The Satanic Verses, The Bloody Chamber, If On a Winter's Night a Traveler