Andrew Farkas

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Andrew Farkas is a writer who was born in Akron, Ohio in 1978. He currently lives in Chicago, Illinois, USA where he helps run a letters racket on the Near West Side and is the Fiction Editor of Packing Town Review. He holds an M.F.A. from the University of Alabama and earned a master's degree in English as part of the Creative Writing Program at the University of Tennessee. Farkas is getting a doctorate at the University of Illinois at Chicago.[1] He is currently working on a novel called Are You Now Or Have You Ever Been? set in the 21st century.[2]

Past Work[edit]

Andrew Farkas is the author of a collection of short fictions, Self-Titled Debut, for which he won the 2008 Subito Press Prize for Experimental Fiction.[3] The stories featured in Self-Titled Debut are all from the same time period. He has been thrice nominated for a Pushcart Prize, including one Special Mention in Pushcart Prize XXXV. He has also written a number of fictions in magazines such as New Orleans Review, Northwest Review, The Cincinnati Review, and The Brooklyn Rail.[4] Farkas is the Former Fiction Editor of Black Warrior Review.


  1. ^ Story in Tennessee Today
  2. ^ Curbside Splendor Interview Archived December 14, 2013, at the Wayback Machine
  3. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2010-09-18. Retrieved 2012-12-10.CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)
  4. ^ Story in The Brooklyn Rail