Publications & more


Cosumnes River Journal, May 2019
Poetry • Poem: Under an Empty Sky


Peregrine Journal, Fall 2018,
Poetry • Poem: “Suppression”

Flyway: Journal of Writing & Environment, Summer 2018,
Winner of Honorable Mention in the 2018 Sweetcorn competition/Poetry

The Ocotillo Review, Summer 2018
Short fiction • It’s Copper

For a better world 2018, journal of poetry around social justice issues
Three poems included in collection, a printed journal

Flyway: Journal of Writing & Environment, Fall 2017,
Winner of Honorable Mention in the 2017 Sweetcorn competition/Fiction

2017: A novel
A mini-novel of a dystopian future, in flash-length chapters. It is a work of fiction. I hope.

Turk’s Head Review Volume 6, 2016 (story included in print anthology)

Kaaterskill Basin Literary Journal, Winter 2016 • December 24/Unsent (fiction)
Runner-up in Short Fiction Contest, Theme “The Heart of Winter”

Turk’s Head Review, January 2016 • Sea Change (flash fiction)

Turk’s Head Review Volume 5, Summer 2015 (poem included in print anthology), December 2014 • Fossils (poem)

Turk’s Head Review, November 2014 • Pennsylvania (poem)

Black Denim Lit, June 2014 • The Cloud

Turk’s Head Review Volume 4, Summer 2014 (fiction included in print anthology)

Story Shack, March 2014

Crack the Spine, Issue 81 • Above it All

Bartleby Snopes • Letter Bomb

Turk’s Head Review • The Whole Damned Tube

The Flashing Type, Contest Winner April 2013 • Springtime/Indiana/2195

Everyday Fiction • A Winter Break

34th Parallel Magazine • Like Sunshine

Amazon Editor’s Choice Winner • A Double Life

  • Clifton Cultural Arts Center narrative workshop 2014-2017
  • Clifton Cultural Arts Center AWA generative workshop 2017-present
  • Creativity/Writing Coach & Editor, 2016-present
  • Corporate and Custom Yoga/Mindfulness/Writing workshops, 2017-present

Select Workshops/Training/Conferences:

  • Amherst Writers and Artists Facilitator Training, 2017
  • Indiana University Writer’s Conference, 2016 (poetry workshop with Gabrielle Calvocoressi)
  • AWP Minneapolis, 2015
  • Indiana University Writer’s Conference, 2014
  • Women Writing for (a) Change weekly workshops, 2003-2018
  • Fiction Workshop with Iowa Writer Workshop grad Lisa McKenzie,
    2009-2014 (wrote a dystopian YA novel, among other projects)
  • AWP Chicago, 2009

  1. #1 by CMSmith on January 27, 2014 - 3:59 pm

    You have a lot of nice credits behind your name. Maybe I need to get cookin’. I’m just floatin’ along.

  2. #2 by Editors @ Black Denim Lit on March 9, 2014 - 9:23 am

    The Bartleby Snopes link should be … (which is what it says, but the click-through is messed up)

    Grats on the great material :o)

    • #3 by elaineolund on March 9, 2014 - 9:30 am

      Thank you so much for pointing that out! And also for stopping by my blog.

  3. #4 by Editors @ Black Denim Lit on April 18, 2014 - 8:56 pm

    I wonder if there are other places you could submit to? 🙂

    • #5 by Elaine Olund on April 19, 2014 - 12:34 am

      Hmmm, I seem to like what I’m reading on Black Denim Lit…and I JUST finished revisions on a story today…

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