Erica Ferencik

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Erica Ferencik
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Born October 21, 1958
Urbana, Il
Alma mater Boston University
Notable works Repeaters

Erica Ferencik is a Massachusetts-based novelist, screenwriter and stand-up comic.

Early life[edit]

Ferencik was born in Urbana, Illinois and later obtained a Bachelor of Arts degree in painting and French from University of Massachusetts and later a Master of Arts in creative writing from Boston University.

Ferencik did stand-up comedy for ten years at various comedy clubs in Boston and New York and was also a material writer for David Letterman during the early years of his national late-night show.[1]


  • Ghost wrote "The Mutation", one in a series by Katherine Applegate
  • Novella "The Inheritance" a finalist in 2005 Malahat Review Novella Competition
  • Wrote and made prizewinning short film "New Stepmom"
  • Frequent writer/performer for National Public Radio's "Morning Edition"



  • Repeaters, Waking Dream Press - 2011[2]
  • Cracks in the Foundation, Waking Dream Press - 2008[3]


  • Thriller screenplay, "Mob Dot Com", co-written with Rick D'Elia, optioned by Goodman Productions


  • Radio My Way, Pearson Education - 2011


  • Repeaters was awarded a starred Kirkus Review and named to Kirkus Reviews Best of 2012[4]


  1. ^ Eden, Deirdra (30 September 2011). "Interview with Author Erica Ferencik". Retrieved 2013-02-23. 
  2. ^ Ferencik, Erica (September 17, 2011). Repeaters. Waking Dream Press. ISBN 978-0981574110. 
  3. ^ Ferencik, Erica (August 15, 2008). Cracks in the Foundation. Waking Dream Press. ISBN 978-0981574103. 
  4. ^ "Repeaters". Kirkus Reviews. Kirkus Media. 15 August 2012. Retrieved 2013-02-23.