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How My Life as a Young Mom Makes My Fiction Powerful

Elise discusses the massive challenges and symbiotic relationships between parenting and writing in this article on the Writers of the Future blog.

November 2019

WOTF Podcast Interview (Ep. 52)

Elise talks with Galaxy Press President John Goodwin about the struggles of writing as a young mom, the importance of asking for help and a grateful attitude. 

November 2019

WOTF Award Ceremony Coverage of Elise Stephens

Details on Elise’s part in the Hollywood Gala and Award Ceremony celebrating Writers of the Future can be found in this article.

July 2019


WOTF Podcast Interview (Ep. 10)

Elise talks about her story “Untrained Luck,” how she is able to balance being a young mom and a writing career, and the middle-eastern conflict backstory to her award winning story.

April 2019

WOTF Video interview with Emily Goodwin of Galaxy Press

Elise shares her writing journey and the inspiration behind her award-winning short story “Untrained Luck” (published in Writers of the Future Volume 35).

April 2019

Radio interview on KORE with Ken Johannessen

Elise talks with Ken Johannessen about her Writers of the Future win and shares advice with aspiring authors.


March 2019

Cascadia Artist Residency – Lessons Learned

Elise reflects on her time during the Cascadia Artist Residency and what it taught her about writing and faith in this article published by Christ and Cascadia.

March 2019

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