© 2018 Elise Atchison
“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
“In a time of destruction, create something.” Maxine Hong Kingston
NEWS & EVENTS:
ARTISTS FIELD GUIDE TO GREATER YELLOWSTONE
Thrilled to have a piece, “The Land of the Lynx,” forthcoming in Artists Field Guide to Greater Yellowstone, Katie Holsinger, Ed., Trinity University Press, 2019. Includes works by Rick Bass, Gary Ferguson, Doug Peacock, Kelsey K. Sather, Jack Turner, Todd Wilkinson, Terry Tempest Williams, and many others.
BOSQUE FICTION PRIZE
Pleased to have been short-listed for the Bosque Fiction Prize, May, 2018.
ELK RIVER ARTS AND LECTURES
J. Drew Lanham will be the Elk River Arts & Lectures speaker at Elk River Books Thursday, May 3, 2018.
Pleased to have been long-listed for the Santa Fe Writers Project Award, November, 2017.
HIGH PLAINS BOOK AWARD
Unearthing Paradise was a finalist for the High Plains Book Award, October, 2017.
ONE FINE PAGE: An Evening with Park County Authors
Pleased to be reading on Thursday, June 1, 2017 at 7:00 p.m. for One Fine Page: An Evening with Park County Authors, at the Yellowstone Gateway Museum, Livingston, MT. Readers include Elise Atchison, Marc Beaudin, Tim Cahill, Earl Craig, Charlotte McGuinn Freeman, Max Hjortsberg, Thomas Goltz, Rick Lamplugh, Ralph Langer, Scott McMillion, Ilona Popper, Jamie Harrison, Karen Reinhart, John Taliaferro, Maryanne Vollers, and Nan Weber.
COUNTRY BOOKSHELF READING
Pleased to be reading on Tuesday, February 21, 2017 at 7:00 p.m. at the Country Bookshelf in Bozeman, MT. Readers include Elise Atchison, Al Kesselheim, Greg Keeler, Seabring Davis, Ilona Popper, William “Gatz” Hjortsberg, Earl Craig, Max Hjorstberg, Mark Beaudin, Frank Carter, and Charlotte McGuinn Freeman.
ELK RIVER BOOKS READING
Pleased to be reading at the book release party for Unearthing Paradise: Montana Writers in Defense of Greater Yellowstone, Thursday, January 19, 2017 at 7:00 p.m. at Elk River Books, Livingston, MT. Readers include Elise Atchison, Gatz Hjortsberg, Russel Rowland, John Clayton, Seabring Davis, Alan Kesselheim, Brant Oswald, Bernard Quetchenbach, Marc Beaudin, Frank Carter, Dave Caserio, Earl Craig, Tami Haaland, Max Hjortsberg, Greg Keeler, and Ilona Popper.