Elana Dykewomon

Activist, Author, Teacher
Changing the world, word by word

Elana is honored to be the third poet in

Sinister Wisdom's Sapphic Classic series

co-published as a trade paperback by A Midsummer Night's Press

What Can I Ask - New & Selected Poems

will be available April 15, 2015

See the
Publications page for ordering information!

Elana's latest novel Risk,

a Lambda Literary Award nominee

in Lesbian Fiction

is now availabe as an ebook!

Risk here

also, see

Now Available! Beyond the Pale has new life as an e-book

from Open Road

Check out Open Road's Pride Authors Video

Beyond the Pale will be available the end of September as an

audio book from
Audible - check back for the new url!

Elana will facilitate the Writing for Wellness Workshop

at the Women's Cancer Resource Center

starting in October!

Check it out

Listen to Elana's short oral history on the Oakland Museum's new blog.

KPFA Women's Magazine producer Kate Raphael interviews

Elana on Adrienne Rich and "moving to the head of the line" of feminist writers


on the history of radical lesbian literature and organizing

Elana is the 2009 recipient

of the

James Duggins Outstanding Mid-Career Novelists' Prize

awarded by the

Saints & Sinners Literary Festival

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