Anca L. Szilágyi is a fiction writer and essayist. Her work appears in Orion Magazine, Lilith Magazine, The Los Angeles Review of Books, and Electric Literature, among other publications. Anca is the recipient of grants and fellowships from Vermont Studio Center, 4Culture, Made at Hugo House, and the Jack Straw Cultural Center. She was awarded the inaugural Artist Trust / Gar LaSalle Storyteller Award. Shelf Awareness called her novel Daughters of the Air "a striking debut from a writer to watch" and Buzzfeed Books called Dreams Under Glass "a novel for our modern times."

Other Works

  • Daughters of the Air


Awards and Recognition

  • 2015 Artist Trust / Gar LaSalle Storyteller Award
  • 2015 Jack Straw Fellowship
  • 2014 4Culture Art Project Award
  • 2012-13 Made at Hugo House Fellowship
  • 2007 Vermont Studio Center Artist's Grant
  • 2017 Lilith Magazine Fiction Prize

Press and Media Mentions