The Last Resort, Fiction, Sept 1, 2008
How Bob Got Busted for a Chocolate Chip, flash fiction, June 1, 2010
Birthdate? June 7, 1954
When did you start writing? I started making up poems and stories around age five.
When and what and where did you first get published? I first got a dark fantasy tale published in *BIGnews,* NYC in 2004.
Why do you write? Because I have to.
Why do you write Science Fiction and/or Fantasy? Because realism isn't adequate.
Who is your favorite author? Your favorite story? Dostoyevsky. I have a thousand favorite stories.
What are you trying to say with your fiction? On bad days, "Help!" On good days, "We will find a way."
If you could write your own epitaph, what would it say? I tried.
A.K. Sykora has been an attorney in NYC and a teacher of English to Germans. She lives in Germany, and has published 24 stories and over 50 poems in the small press or on the web.