© 2021 Elise Atchison
novel forthcoming from
anthology forthcoming from
Trinity University Press
Elk River Books Press
“Language is like a cracked kettle on which we beat out tunes for bears to dance to,
while all the time we long to move the stars to pity.” Gustave Flaubert
NEWS & EVENTS:
Pleased to announce that my novel, Crazy Mountain, won the 2019 Eludia Award and will be published by Sowilo Press, an imprint of Hidden River Arts Press, 2021. Crazy Mountain also received the Barbara Deming Award for work in progress and was a finalist for several other awards. For more information about Crazy Mountain,click here .
ARTISTS FIELD GUIDE TO GREATER YELLOWSTONE
Pleased to have an essay, “The Land of the Lynx,” forthcoming in Artists Field Guide to Greater Yellowstone, Katie Holsinger, Ed., Trinity University Press, March 2021. Includes works by Rick Bass, Gary Ferguson, Doug Peacock, Kelsey K. Sather, Jack Turner, Rebecca Watters, Todd Wilkinson, Terry Tempest Williams, and many others.
ELK RIVER WRITERS WORKSHOP
Elk River Writers Workshop takes place Aug 15-20, 2021 at Chico Hot Springs. Faculty include Linda Hogan, J. Drew Lanham, Rick Bass, William Pitt Root, and Pamela Uschuk. Special guests include Doug Peacock, Jesse Logan, Gary Ferguson, Cathy Whitlock, Tom James, CMarie Fuhrman, Sterling HolyWhiteMountain, Adrian Jawort, Seabring Davis, Charles Finn, Christine Holbert, Scott McMillion, and Corinne Gaffner Garcia. More at elkriverwriters.org.
A CONVERSATION WITH WORKING AUTHORS
Panel discussion on writing with novelist Elise Atchison, poet and memoirist Marc Beaudin, technical writer Nelson King and journalist Andrew Scott, Tuesday, November 24, 2020 from 6:00 to 7:30 pm. Thanks to moderator Rita Rozier and Livingston ACE.
BOULEVARD NONFICTION CONTEST
Pleased to have been a semifinalist in the 2019 Boulevard Nonfiction Contest.
ELUDIA BOOK AWARD
Pleased to have won the Eludia Book Award, Hidden River Arts, 2019.
ELK RIVER ARTS AND LECTURES
Gather Round: A Conversation About Community and Place with Debra Magpie Earling, Chigozie Obioma, and Carl Safina, April 20, 2019, Chico Hot Springs.
BARRY LOPEZ NONFICTION AWARD
Pleased to have been a finalist for the Barry Lopez Nonfiction Award, Cutthroat Journal, judged by David Quammen, 2019.