KREISLÄUFE (German translation of LIKE LIPS, LIKE SKINS)
Novel. Translation: Christian von der Goltz and Andrea Scrima.
Literaturverlag Droschl, Graz 2021

Anthology. Edited by Andrea Scrima and David Winner, Outpost 19 Books, San Francisco, Ca. 2020

Novel. Spuyten Duyvil Press, Brooklyn, New York 2010. Second Edition 2018

WIE VIELE TAGE (German translation of A LESSER DAY)
Novel. Translation: Barbara Jung. Literaturverlag Droschl, Graz 2018

Excerpt from the blog Stories I tell myself when I can’t get to sleep at night. In: Wreckage of Reason II: Back to the Drawing Board (ed. Nava Renek). Spuyten Duyvil Press, Brooklyn, New York 2014

Excerpt from the blog Stories I tell myself when I can’t get to sleep at night. In: Strange Attractors (ed. Edie Meidav). University of Massachusetts Press, Cambridge, Massachusetts March 2019

Short story. Published November 2017 on the literary webseite Statorec

Short story. Published November 2017 on the literary webseite Statorec



Decoding A Language, Part Two: An Interview with Andrea Scrima About Her New Novel Like Lips, Like Skins. 3QuarksDaily, February 14, 2022.

Decoding A Language: An Interview with Andrea Scrima About Her New Novel Like Lips, Like Skins. 3QuarksDaily, December 20, 2021.

Andrea Scrima und ihr Roman Kreisläufe. Das Rote Mikro, November 1, 2021. 

Zu Gast: Andrea Scrima, Künstlerin und Autorin. RBB Kultur, Der Tag, August 26, 2021. 

Musik und Fragen zur Person: Die Künstlerin Andrea Scrima. Deutschlandfunk, Zwischentöne, October 28, 2018

A Faint Distrust of Words: Interview between Andrea Scrima and Christopher Heil. 3QuarksDaily, September 17, 2018

Andrea Scrima / Museum of Non-Visible Art. Yale University Radio, August 2018 

Schriftstellerin Andrea Scrima: “In Amerika könnte ich kaum mehr geistig überleben.” Neue Zürcher Zeitung, July 30, 2018 (in German language)

Portrait einer Künstlerin als junge Frau: Andrea Scrima im Gespräch mit Joachim Scholl. Lesart, Deutschlandfunk Kultur, July 6, 2018 (in German language) 

Andrea Scrima, bildende Künstlerin. Ein Porträt von Michaela Gericke. Kulturradio RBB, May 31, 2018 (in German language) 

Patterns of Erosion: A Conversation with Andrea Scrima. Music & Literature, April 26, 2018 (online edition) 

Andrea Scrima: Wie viele Tage. Literadio, Leipzig Book Fair 2018, broadcast on March 15, 2018 (in German language) 

Interview, Andrea Scrima / Museum of Non-Visible Art. Yale University Radio, October 2016

In the Gaps Between Things: Andrea Scrima’s A Lesser Day. The Brooklyn Rail, May 2015 (online and print editions) 

Parataxis and Ponzi Schemes: On the Wreckage of Reason Anthology. The Brooklyn Rail, July 2015 (online and print editions) 


ESSAYS (Selection):

The Slovenes of Lienz-Peggetz, 3QuarksDaily, August 1, 2022

Against the Erasure of Dissent, 3QuarksDaily, June 6, 2022 (with Anike Joyce Sadiq)

Returning to the Villa Romana, 3QuarksDaily, April 11, 2022

On the Weaponization of Language in a Traumatized Nation, Lithub, June 18, 2021

Lessons in Abstraction, on Robert Walser, The American Scholar, June 1, 2021

Wenn die Sprache zur Waffe wird, Frankfurter Allgemeine Sonntagszeitung, June 6, 2021

Corona Report, Statorec, April 16, 2020

Slowly Falling: Andrea Scrima Recalls November 1989 in Berlin, Times Literary Supplement, November 5, 2019

Fiction in a World of Fear, 3QuarksDaily, September 9, 2019

A Conversation between Andrea Scrima and Myriam Naumann on The Ethnic Chinese Millionaire3QuarksDaily, March 4, 2019

Between the Lines, 3Quarks Daily, August 20, 2018 

Was ist Patriotismus? Wie ich Amerika verlor, Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung, August 19, 2018 

Amerikas blinde Flecken: Don DeLillo (wieder)lesen in dunklen Zeiten, Schreibheft, No. 91, August 2018

Dubravka Ugrešić’s Fox, Music & Literature, July 10, 2018 

The Problem with Patriotism: A Critical Look at Collective Identity in the U.S. and Germany, The Millions, July 3, 2018 

Über die Unnachahmliche Lydia Davis, Manuskripte, Zeitschrift für Literatur, No. 220, June 2018

Zwischen den Zeilen, Schreibkraft, No. 32, “Lesen und lesen lassen,” June 2018

The Problem of Home, The Scofield, issue 3.1, Winter 2017/2018

On the Impossibility of Writing: Rainald Goetz, The Brooklyn Rail, Winter 2017/2018 (online and print editions) 

Wie viele Tage [excerpt from the novel], Manuskripte, Zeitschrift für Literatur, No. 218, December 2017

Rereading Don DeLillo in Dark Times, Adapted from a lecture given on April 28, 2017 at the New School, New York City. The Quarterly Conversation, No. 48, June 2017 

On David Krippendorff’s Nothing Escapes My EyesLute & Drum, No. 7, October 2016 

This is US: Sang Real. Andrea Scrima talks to Patricia Thornley, Lute & Drum, No. 1, February 2015


3 QUARKS DAILY (Selection):

The Problem of Home in David Krippendorff’s Nothing Escapes My Eyes, 3QuarksDaily, August 30, 2021

Enemy Combatant: A Conversation with David Winner, 3QuarksDaily, March 15, 2021

Radical Admiration: A Conversation with Lydia Hamann and Kaj Osteroth, 3QuarksDaily, June 8, 2020

Context Collapse: A Conversation with Ryan Ruby, 3QuarksDaily, February 17, 2020

Stalkerpooh: A Conversation with Simon Lee and Eve Sussman, 3QuarksDaily, December 23, 2019

Why on Earth Should It Mean that It Is Not Real? A Conversation with Joan Giroux, 3QuarksDaily, October 28, 2019

Trapped Inside the Gaze of Strangers: A Conversation with Aimee Parkison and Carol Guess, 3QuarksDaily, July 15, 2019

What Exasperates and Amuses Me Pertains Almost Exclusively to Switzerland and the Swiss: A Conversation with Madeleine LaRue, 3QuarksDaily, May 20, 2019

I Am a Pornographer: A Conversation with Saskia Vogel, 3QuarksDaily, April 22, 2019

The Writer’s Heart: A Conversation between Liesl Schillinger and Andrea Scrima, 3QuarksDaily, April 1, 2019

Facts Become the Enemy: Art and Archives. A Conversation with Joy Garnett on The Bee Kingdom3QuarksDaily, February 4, 2019

Letting You in on a Secret: Alyssa DeLuccia’s Photographed Collages, 3QuarksDaily, January 7, 2019

Home, Identity, Exploitation, and Appropriation: A Conversation with David Krippendorff, 3QuarksDaily, December 10, 2018

How do you feel about being an American? A Conversation with Patricia Thornley, 3QuarksDaily, November 12, 2018

Insanity is never trusted: A Conversation between Andrea Scrima and Ally Klein, 3QuarksDaily, October 15, 2018



Mother Tongue: Leora Skolkin-Smith with Andrea Scrima, The Brooklyn Rail, Winter 2014/2015 (online and print editions) 

The World’s Continuous Breathing: On the first and last stories of Clarice Lispector in the collection A bela e a fera, Music & Literature, No. 4, spring 2014 (print edition) 

On the Inimitable Lydia Davis, The Quarterly Conversation, No. 35, Spring 2014 

Amazon in Exile: Lynda Schor’s Sexual Harassment Rules, The Brooklyn Rail, Winter 2013/2014 (online and print editions) 

Seiobo There Below by László Krasznahorkai, The Quarterly Conversation, No. 33, fall 2013 

A Few Words and the Scrap of a Tune: The Big Music by Kirsty Gunn, The Quarterly Conversation, No. 31, spring 2013 

Festival Neuer Literatur: Spotlight on New Writing from Austria, Germany, and Switzerland, The American Reader, February 2013 

All Words Suddenly Become Ridiculous: On Three Recent Translations of Thomas Bernhard, Hyperion: On the Future of Aesthetics, Vol. 7–1, January 2013 

Observations on Writing in Rainald Goetz, Hyperion: On the Future of Aesthetics, Vol. 7–1, January 2013 

Robert Walser’s The Walk (Der Spaziergang), The Brooklyn Rail, October 2012 (online and print editions) 

A Complete and Lucid Whole (on Marek Bieńczyk, Transparency), The Brooklyn Rail, August 2012 (online and print editions) 

Robert Walser’s The Walk (Der Spaziergang), The Rumpus, July 23, 2012 

A Preposterous Proposal, But No, Not Quite: Helen DeWitt’s Lightning RodsThe Rumpus, February 16, 2012 

When Everything Stinks of Decay (on Thomas Bernhard, Heldenplatz), The Brooklyn Rail, June 2011 (online and print editions) 

From Whatever Was Left of Their Authentic Selves (on Andrew Foster Altschul, Deus Ex Machina), The Brooklyn Rail, February 2011 (online and print editions) 

The Political Eisenberg (on Deborah Eisenberg, Collected Stories), The Brooklyn Rail, November 2010 (online and print editions) 

Tales of Woe (on John Reed, Tales of Woe), The Rumpus, November 16, 2010 

Something That Can Never Be Said With Words (on Jon Fosse, Aliss at the Fire), The Rumpus, September 20, 2010 

Amnesia as a means of staying sane, Children of Berlin, ex. cat., P.S.1, N.Y. 2000

Shelf Life—Stories of the making of art by Andrea Scrima, Andrea Scrima and Katrin Bettina Müller, neue bildende kunst, 1/97, February–March 1997

Through the Bullethole, New Observations: Voyeur’s Delight, Issue No. 112, N.Y. September 1996

Artists and Art Critics, Andrea Scrima and Katrin Bettina Müller, Alltag, Elefantenpress, Berlin, Volume 66, December 1994



Gibran, Criminally Underrated, Dussmann’s Podcast, May 27, 2022 (from 1’22”) 

Marina Buettner, “Andrea Scrima: Kreisläufe,” literaturleuchtet, May 12, 2022

Elisabeth Wagner, “Die Kraft der Anziehung,” taz, April 21, 2022

Maria Frisé, “Nicht vergessen, dass man weggehen kann,” Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung, April 8, 2022

Nicoletta Kiss, “Andrea Scrima: Kreisläufe,” Morehotlist, April 1, 2022

Gallus Frei-Tomic, “Andrea Scrima: Kreisläufe,” literaturblatt, January 27, 2022

Paul Jandl, “Der Geruch von Ravioli – und gleich ist das ganze Elend der Kindheit wieder gegenwärtig,” Neue Zürcher Zeitung, January 10, 2022

Petra Lohrmann, “Andrea Scrima: Kreisläufe,” Gute Literatur – Meine Empfehlung, October 2021

Anne Kohlick, “Erinnerungen, die ungebeten ins Bewusstsein dringen,” Deutschlandfunkkultur, October 6, 2021

Jana Fuchs, “Das Denken in Schleifen,” Literaturkritik.de, University Mainz, October 5, 2018

Aimee Parkison, “The Delicious Unease of A Lesser Day,” The Brooklyn Rail, September 2018

Andreas Rauth, “Der chinesischstämmige Millionär. Andrea Scrima,” Jitter Magazin für Kunst und visuelle Kultur, September 2018. 

Isabella Caldart, “Neue Berlin-Bücher. Über den Teich,” Tip Magazin, September 5, 2018

Dirk Windmöller, “Große Geschichten bei den Poetischen Quellen,” Neue Westfälische Zeitung, August 27, 2018

Wolf Ebersberger, “Zwischen zwei Städten,” Nürnberger Zeitung, August 24, 2018

Nicole Seifert, “Wie viele Tage von Andrea Scrima,” Nacht und Tag, July 30, 2018

Anna Bleibtreu, “Erinnerst du dich?,” Weiberdiwan, July 14, 2018

Marina Büttner, “Andrea Scrima: Wie viele Tage,” Literaturleuchtet, June 20, 2018 

Michaela Gericke, “Andrea Scrima, bildende Künstlerin,” Kulturradio RBB, May 31, 2018

Bettina Schulte, “Mosaiksteine, die sich nicht zum Bild fügen,” Badische Zeitung, May 17, 2018 

Ulrich Rüdenauer, “Brooklyn, Berlin: Wie viele Tage von Andrea Scrima,” Süddeutsche Zeitung, May 3, 2018

Anton Thuswaldner, “Das Ich, umkreist wie ein Fremdkörper,” Die Furche, supplement “Booklet,” April 2018

Gallus Frei-Tomic, “Andrea Scrima: Wie viele Tage,” literaturblatt.ch, April 10, 2018 

Claudia Fuchs, “Andrea Scrima, Wie viele Tage,” SWR2, April 3, 2018 

Klaus Bittner, “Andrea Scrima: Wie viele Tage,” Buchtipps Spring 2018

Senta Wagner, “Leben in Koffern,” Buchkultur 177, April 2018 

Isabella Caldart, “Andrea Scrima—Wie viele Tage,” Novellieren, February 20, 2018 

Elisabeth Wagner, “Geheimnisvoller Heimweg,” Die taz, weekend issue, February 10–11, 2018 

Kevin T.S. Tang, “A Lesser Day,” KGB Bar Lit Magazine, 2010 

Kevin Evers, “Renewed, Transfigured,” The Rumpus, August 26, 2010 

Lauren Smith, “A Lesser Day by Andrea Scrima,” Bookslut, July 2010 

Nicolle Elizabeth, “Small Wonder,” The Brooklyn Rail, April 2010 

Peter Herbstreuth, “The lingering pain of a disappointed love, Tagesspiegel, October 25, 98

Katja Reissner, “Narcissistic Dance: the museumsakademie presents an exhibition by Andrea Scrima,Tagesspiegel, September 19, 1998

“Ursel Schmitz reads texts by Andrea Scrima,” Freie Presse, Zwickau, July 21, 1997

Katrin Bettina Müller, “Stories of the making of art told by Andrea Scrima,” Tip Magazin, 24/96, November 1996

Stefan Lüddemann, “Life as Loss—Lingen shows the new art prize recipient Andrea Scrima,” Neuer Osnabrücker Zeitung, No. 269/46, November 16, 1996

Katja Reissner, “Wistful, yet content—Andrea Scrima, Artist,” Tagesspiegel, November 17, 1996

Stuart Servetar, “Andrea Scrima: Shelf Life,” Time Out New York, Issue 50, September 1996

Peter Herbstreuth, “Painting as Medium,” Kunstforum, Volume 133, February–April 1996

Andreas Quappe, “Layers of paint shining through—The artist Andrea Scrima in the Galerie Mittelstraße in Potsdam,” Tagesspiegel, February 18, 1995

Nikola Henze, “Stuttering towards the precision of an idea,” Potsdamer Morgenpost, February 15, 1995

Thomas Wulffen, “Images in Words,” in the catalogue to the exhibition Painting as MediumNeuer Berliner Kunstverein, November 1995

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