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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 […]

A Visible God, book launch

Visible God book, an anthology edited by Erin Beardemphl.

Elyssar Press and the authors/artists of A Visible God will celebrate the book’s launch on October 6 from 6pm to 9pm during ArtsWalk at the Riverside Art Museum (RAM). A Visible God is a collection of local artists’ creative responses to individual psalms. Proceeds from the book will be donated to RAM’s Art-to-Go program, the museum’s art outreach […]

“We Had to Do Something.” Spotlight on The Beirut Call Book Launch

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The Virtual Book Launch of “The Beirut Call,” celebrates a crucial anthology about resilience & resistance culture in Lebanon. The Beirut Call (Elyssar Press, 2021) features artists, poets, authors, and activists, whose academics testimonials, analyses, narratives, and stories inspire and demand social change.

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