Anna Faktorovich

1898 Athens St.
Brownsville, TX 78520

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, was released with McFarland in September, 2014. She recently released "Radical Agrarian Economics: Wendell Berry and Beyond" with Anaphora, for which she received a Kentucky Historical Society fellowship. 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. She also released the first in a historical novels series, The Romances of George Sand (2014), which will be followed by, The Battle for Democracy (2015). She published two fantasy novellas with Grim’s Labyrinth Publishing: The Great Love of Queen Margaret, the Vampire (2014) and The Campaigns against the Olden: Kingdoms of Laruta (2014).

Publications and Prizes

Battle for Athens
(Anaphora Literary Press, 2012)
, Book Production Guide, 3rd Edition
(Anaphora Literary Press, 2013)
, Formulaic Writing within Genre
(McFarland, 2013)
, Improvisational Arguments
(Anaphora Literary Press, 2011)
, Rebellion as Genre in the Novels of Scott, Dickens and Stevenson
(McFarland, 2013)
, The Sloths and I (Illustrated Children's Book)
(Anaphora Literary Press, 2013)
Pennsylvania Literary Journal
Prizes Won: 
She won the MLA Bibliography Fellowship, Kentucky Historical Society, and the Brown University Military Collection fellowship.

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English, Russian
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Moscow, Russian Federation
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Boston, MA
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Last updated: Aug 23, 2016