Andrea Scrima was born in New York City and studied fine arts at the School of Visual Arts and the Hochschule der Künste, Berlin, Germany, where she lives and works. Scrima’s first book, “A Lesser Day”, was published in 2010; a German edition was published by Literaturverlag Droschl in 2018. Excerpts from an ongoing blog titled “all about love, nearly” are included in “Wreckage of Reason II” and the forthcoming anthology “Strange Attractors”. Scrima is currently completing a second novel, titled “Like Lips, Like Skins”. An earlier version of this novel was awarded Second Prize in the Glimmer Train Fall 2010 Fiction Open. She was the recipient of a literature fellowship from the Berlin Council on Science, Research, and the Arts in Berlin in 2004 and a writer’s residency at Ledig House, New York, in 2011. Her literary criticism appears regularly in The Brooklyn Rail, Music & Literature, and The Quarterly Conversation.
A Lesser Day. Novel. Spuyten Duyvil Press, New York 2010.
Wreckage of Reason II: Back to the Drawing Board. Anthology. Spuyten Duyvil Press, New York 2014.