Dancing with Crows Book Launch
Join poet, editor, and educator, Allie Rigby, in conversation with author Gayle Baird in this virtual book launch by Elyssar Press! Dancing with Crows is a tale of love, loss and redemption. As Laila navigates her way through college and a rollercoaster relationship with Adam, she finds there are some demons she must face. Following […]
An interview with Renee B. Hage on Starz Radio
Renée B. Hage is the featured author about Farid Al Atrash on “Because of our Past” with Sakr Al Beaini. This is a weekly program from 𝐑𝐚𝐝𝐢𝐨 𝐒𝐭𝐚𝐫𝐳 in Arabic that introduces subjects of art, culture, and community every Wednesday at 11:00 am PST or 9:00 pm GMT.
Why Publishing in Multiple Languages Matters
The way a language flows with bodily and facial expressions is so unique and revealing of the human experience in a particular place and time.
Can Beirut Recover? Artists Reflect on the August 4th Blast in Lebanon
August 4th, 2021 marks the one-year anniversary of the devastating explosion in Beirut, Lebanon. Today, artists are still demanding change.
Art as a Political Tool: The Beirut Call Interview
This collection from Elyssar Press features the work of 21 artists, poets, professors, and activists, who together are exploring the theme of how—in the words of Dr. Mitri Raheb—“art is a necessity” and “a political tool.”
The Beirut Call: Countdown to Release
The Beirut Call is a collection of first-hand accounts by artists, scholars, and activists exploring the aftermath of the Beirut port explosion on August 4th of 2020.