© 2021 Elise Atchison

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


CRAZY MOUNTAIN

novel forthcoming from

Sowilo Press

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


Artists Field Guide to Greater Yellowstone

anthology forthcoming from

Trinity University Press

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


Unearthing Paradise: Montana Writers in Defense of Paradise

anthology

Elk River Books Press

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


An Elk River Books Reader: Livingston and Billings Area Writers

anthology

Bangtail Press

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


Montana Quarterly

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


Elk River Arts & Lectures

 

 

 

 

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 “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:

 

 

CRAZY MOUNTAIN

 

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.