As an organization, we acknowledge and recognize our responsibility to the original and current stewards of the land where the work of ElyssarPress is located: The Cahuilla, Tongva, Luiseño, and Serrano peoples. We are committed to ongoing work toward social and racial justice.

CANCELLED: Writing with the Seasons: Spring Workshop

The seasons have much to teach us about how we can live our lives in a more natural rhythm, especially in our creative lives. In this workshop, we will discuss what spring has to offer us, combining writing, walking, and mindfulness exercises to heighten our awareness of spring’s many gifts and lessons.

What Makes a Compelling Short Story?

Track lanes 1-6 at sunset surrounded by green grass

The 800-meter dash (aka, the short story) demands the endurance of a long-distance event (aka, the novel) with the bursts of a quick sprints (aka, the poem). It is the impossible race.

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