Online Edition


The Élan staff is proud to present our newest online edition. The 2019 Fall Online Edition features art and writing from newly published and returning artists.

Click the cover image to view the full edition online at Issuu and view the list of featured writers and artists below.

Visit our Archives page to view past online editions.                                


Featured Writing


When I Spoke With Obtatala by Adeto Kumbo

Portrait with House by Marin Hart

Lust by Grace Brodeen

Painting in Fajardo After Hurricane Maria by Dariana Alvarez

forgot again by Katlynn Sherman

Icarus Drowning by Isabella Tolbert

A Long Time Waiting by Esther Sun

Luray Caverns Formations as A Letter to My Father by Marina Chen

History Never Ended by Sarah Chocron

In Which I try to Explain to My Grandmother Why I Don’t Call by Sofia Miller

Ars Poetica by Esther Sun

GG Explains by Thaiyana Pittman

Hathor by Miracle Singleton


Clara, 1704 by Katlynn Sherman

Autopsy by Noland Blain

Jane and the Cook by Sylvia Nica

And at the Hour of Death by Mia Parola

Jew-ish by Jake Shafran


Repatriate by Lena Neal


Henry by Emma Flaire

Tranquility by Carson Love

Catching Light by Keila Smith

Bleeding Heart by Cassy Miller

Bulleh Shah by Nur Chodry

Can You Hear It by Kaimyn Graham

Parakeet’s Vine by Makaila Carter

El Sueno by Sam Pabon

Wholes by Ian Alexander

Maaesal by Emma Flaire

Envy by Ava Burr

The Whore, The Gunslinger, and the Guy Who Wrote Their Scripts by Nur Chodry

Lemon Trees by An Tran

Creature of Flight by Abigail Goldsmith

Retro by Kenyana McKray

Moona Liza by Mav Johnson

Mexican from Carazon by Britney Garibay

Madonna and Child by Larry Fullwood