Dr. Anna Faktorovich is the Director and Founder of the Anaphora Literary Press. Previously, she taught college English for three years at the Edinboro University of Pennsylvania and the Middle Georgia State College. She has a Ph.D. in English Literature and Criticism. She published two academic books with McFarland: Rebellion as Genre in the Novels of Scott, Dickens and Stevenson (2013) and The Formulas of Popular Fiction: Elements of Fantasy, Science Fiction, Romance, Religious and Mystery Novels. She published two poetry collections Improvisational Arguments (Fomite Press, 2011) and Battle for Athens (Anaphora, 2012). 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). She also wrote and illustrated a children’s book, The Sloths and I (Anaphora, 2013). She has been editing and writing for the independent, tri-annual Pennsylvania Literary Journal since 2009. She has presented her research at the MLA, SAMLA, EAPSU, SWWC, BWWC and many other conferences. She won the MLA Bibliography, Kentucky Historical Society and Brown University Military Collection fellowships.

Pennsylvania Literary Journal’s Contributors:

Editorial Board

Dr. Robert Hauptman, Journal of Information Ethics (Editor)

Dr. William Irwin, The Blackwell Philosophy and Pop Culture Series (Series Editor)

Dr. Jamie Carr, Associate Professor of English, Niagara University, Queer Times: Christopher Isherwood’s Modernity (Routledge 2006)

Dr. Nicholas Birns, The New School, Eugene Lang College (Associate Professor), Vargas Llosa and Latin American Politics (Palgrave Macmillan 2010, Editor)

Commercial Advisor

Davis Bunn, University of Oxford, Creative Writing Tutor; Best-Selling Novelist (Gold of Kings, The Great Divide, All Through the Night)

Spring 2016 Interns:

Atlanta Rae Neudorf, Durham University, junior

Amy Lipsky, State University of New York at Oswego, alumnus

Elisheva Rina Aufrichtig, Lander College for Women, senior

Kaitlin Braun, Kutztown University of Pennsylvania, alumnus

Hannah Andrade, Point Loma Nazarene University, senior

Taylor Simonds, University of Central Florida, senior

Summer 2016 Interns:

Theresa Ellsworth, Occidental College, junior

Alexis Hatcher, Binghamton University, senior

Taylor Scuglik, Indiana University, alumnus

Aleesha Paz, University of Sydney, alumnus

Past Interns:

Fall 2015:

Cortney Radocaj, New York University, junior

Hannah Jacobsen, California State University, Los Angeles, senior

Christina Wordham, Christopher Newport University, alumnus

Victoria Wong, University of California, Davis, alumnus

Kristen Noy, Queens College, alumnus

Sofia Nehlawi, Manhattanville College, alumnus

Summer 2015:

Richard Alan Porteous, University of Oxford, MA student

Keri Kaufmann, Trinity College Dublin, sophomore

Tim Barzditis, Lynchburg College, MA student

Philip Jordan Baker, North Carolina State University, MA student

Olivia W. McCoy, University of Georgia, sophomore

Liz Vogt, University of California, Berkeley, alumnus

Thelonia Saunders, Cornell University, junior

Lisa Terwilleger, Indiana University, Bloomington, freshman

Lindsay Fischer, University of Oklahoma, MA student

Spring 2015:

Kaitlyn Stunkard, Eastern Washington University, MFA alumnus

Jessie Wheeler, New York University, alumnus

Fall 2014:

Sarah Friddle, Kennesaw State University, MA alumnus

Emily Lin, Georgetown University, senior

Sally Oliver, Lancaster University, MA alumnus

Summer 2014:

Matilda Dorothy McDonald, University of Oxford, UK, alumnus

Unnati Shah, University of Warwick, UK, sophomore

Yananisai Christa Makuwa, Cornell University, sophomore

Emma Miller, Columbia University, sophomore

Abigail Rowe, New York University, freshman

Gabriella Catalano, Emerson College, MA student (Marketing)

Spring 2014:

Courtney Carroll, George Washington University, MA student

Rachel Diane Polston, University of Tennessee, senior

Veronica Alvarado, Wesleyan University, junior

Summer 2013:

Cameron Barney, Boston University, sophmore

Mackenzie Deary, Georgetown University, junior

Drew Weitman, Brown University, sophmore

Kevin Marker, Florida State University, College of Law, JD alumnus

Spring 2013:

Catherine W. Griffin, Columbia University School of Journalism, MS alumnus

Chelsey Gruetzmacher, De Paul University, MA student

Monique Delene Sanchiz, Universidad Católica Santa María la Antigua, junior

Ekta Naik, University of Vermont, alumnus

Reina Glenn, University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA), senior

Samantha Oppenheimer, University of Kansas, senior

Jamie Monaco, Adelphi University, alumnus

Mattie Koerner, St. Olaf College, senior

Sarah Brunstad, Fordham University, MA student

Brianna St. John, College of Saint Rose, alumnus

Katharine Wilson, Biola University, alumnus

Meredith Boe, DePaul University, MA student

Spring 2012:

Katherine Weikel, Rutgers, alumnus

Todd Glass, University of Illinois, alumnus

Jessica Braud, Saint Louis University, alumnus

Emily E. Crawford-Margison, Wright State University, alumnus

Meredith Carroll, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, alumnus

Emily Wenzl, University of Northern Colorado, alumnus

Dawn Carroll, Western Washington University, senior

Summer 2012:

Emily Eckart, Harvard University, senior

Elizabeth DeBusk, College of William and Mary, junior

Zoey DiMauro, College of William and Mary, sophmore

Kelly Meany, Rutgers University, junior

Katherine Wertz, Missouri State University, Springfield, MA graduate student

Lindsey Julia Simon, University of Chicago, freshman

Haley Hepburn, Appalachian State University, junior

Kristen O’Brien, Marist College, sophmore

Charlotte Roth, Franklin and Marshall College, sophmore

Alec Johnsson, Haverford College, freshman

Jonathan Joseph Martino, University of San Francisco, M.F.A. English student

Richard A. Johnson, University of Kent, senior

Josh Newman, SUNY Buffalo, MA graduate student

Alicia Nichols, Redlands University, junior

Charles Schultz, Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Art

Fall 2012:

Jacquelyn Heim, Cornell University, alumnus

Eliza Rae Lamson, Santa Clara University, senior

Samantha Munoz, Eastern Connecticut State University, alumnus

Jesseca Moore, University of Gloucestershire, alumnus

Amber Sumpter, Saint John’s University, freshman

Laura Knight, City University of Seattle, alumnus

Brittany Rubio, Binghamton University, alumnus

Theresa Rimel, University of Denver, alumnus

Phillip Yakushev, New York University, junior

Elise Wallace, Wake Forest University, alumnus

Stephanie Baltis, State University of New York College at Oneonta, alumnus

Stephanie Felice, College of William and Mary, senior


Note: We are always looking for assistant editors, board members and interns.

Credit for Model in the Logo: Lindsey Harrington (Tucson, AZ)

Anaphora Literary Press

Anaphora Literary Press

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Logo

You are commenting using your account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s


Get every new post delivered to your Inbox.

Join 292 other followers

%d bloggers like this: