Alan Elyshevitz

Fiction Writer

East Norriton, PA
Pennsylvania US

Author's Bio

Alan Elyshevitz is a short story writer and poet from East Norriton, PA. His stories have been nominated twice for a Pushcart Prize. In addition, he is a two-time recipient of a fellowship in fiction writing from the Pennsylvania Council on the Arts. For twenty years, he taught writing at the Community College of Philadelphia.

Publications & Prizes

The Widows and Orphans Fund (Stephen F. Austin State University Press, 2011)
Prizes won: 

William Richey Short Story Award; Pebble Lake Review Fiction Award; Antietam Review Summer Fiction Award; The Cream City Review Fiction Award; Briar Cliff Review Fiction Award

More Information

Gives readings: 
Travels for readings: 
Identifies as: 
European American
Prefers to work with: 
Adults, At Risk Youth, Incarcerated individuals, Seniors, Teachers, Teenagers, Veterans
Fluent in: 
Born in: 
Brooklyn, NY
New York
Raised in: 
Woodhaven, NY
New York
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Last update: May 21, 2019