Anna Sykora

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.