Burlington Writers Workshop | Spring 2017
Still: The Journal | Summer 2016
Read Elizabeth’s essay, “Allons, Enfants: A Young Appalachian in Paris.” Still was founded by Kentucky author and New York Times columnist Silas House.
Pithead Chapel | February 2016, Volume 5, Issue 2
One and the same human being is, at various ages, under various circumstances, a totally different human being. At times he is close to being a devil, at times to sainthood. But his name doesn’t change, and to that name we ascribe the whole lot, good and evil.
Read The Whole Lot.
Mud Season Review | January 2016
Our nonfiction co-editor, Katie Stromme, recently had this exchange with Elizabeth Gaucher, our Issue #15 featured nonfiction author. Here’s what Gaucher had to say about the difficulty of writing “Where it Ends,” her thoughts on the representation of childhood and reconstructing memories, and her evolution as a writer.
Mud Season Review | December 2015
Elizabeth Gaucher’s memoir of a childhood friend, “Where It Ends,” dwells on what happens when the inside ceases to be a place of safety and a friendship has to stay outside, marking one in a series of endings—where does a childhood end, a life end, or trauma and loss end? “Who she was when we were young has faded in my mind’s eye, while my memories of the woodpecker’s eye, the push pin, and the dirty newsprint fingerprints have grown sharper, as has my sense of loss.” — Rebecca Starks, Editor-in-Chief, Mud Season Review
Brevity’s Nonfiction Blog | February 2015
In a guest column for Brevity’s “(Somewhat) Daily News from the World of Literary Nonfiction,” Elizabeth examines what it means to be so moved by someone’s writing that you may choose not to read it.
New Appalachian Radio | February 2015
Still: The Journal | December 2014
Read Elizabeth’s essay, “Farm Dogs,” a finalist in Still‘s annual creative nonfiction contest. Still was founded by Kentucky author and New York Times columnist Silas House.
Hippocampus Magazine | December 1, 2014
A guest column for Hippocampus Magazine, an exclusively online publication set out to entertain, educate and engage writers and readers of creative nonfiction. Each monthly issue features memoir excerpts, personal essays, reviews, interviews and craft articles.
West Virginia Public Broadcasting | May 2, 2012
Listen to the 6 minute interview by clicking this link: http://www.wvpbmedia.com/news/2012/0502ChildhoodEssays.mp3