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Andy Farkas

Assistant Professor of English
English
College of Arts and Sciences
Contact
RM 115
Morgan Hall
1700 SW College Ave
Topeka, KS 66621-1117
785.670.1604
Degrees & Certifications
Kent State University, Bachelor of Arts
Univ of Tennessee-Knoxville, Master of Arts
University of Alabama, Master of Fine Arts
Univ of Illinois at Chicago, Doctor of Philosophy
Academic History

Kent State University, Bachelor of Arts

University of Tennessee, Master of Arts

University of Alabama, Master of Fine Arts

University of Illinois at Chicago, Doctor of Philosophy

Scholarly Interests/Activities
Fiction writing, playwriting, screenwriting, creative nonfiction writing, absurdist fiction, postmodern fiction, cult films, film noir, neo-noir.
Career Accomplishments
I have published one collection of short stories (Self-Titled Debut, Subito Press, 2009). My story, "The Ballad of Ailin' Alan Smithee," was a Special Mention in Pushcart Prize XXXV. My essay, "Somewhere Better Than This Place," was a Notable Essay in The Best American Essays 2013.