Elaine Bleakney is the author of the experimental prose memoir For Another Writing Back and a chapbook, 20 Paintings by Laura Owens. Her writings have most recently appeared in the Kenyon Review, jubilat, and Documentum. Excerpts from For Another Writing Back have been featured by The Believer, Poetry Society of America, and others. 

Elaine is one-half of POEM CROWN IMAGE LAKE, an ongoing image and text collaboration with artist Lisa Smith. A native of Arizona, Elaine was raised in Honolulu, Hawaii, and lives in Asheville, North Carolina.


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Her last name rhymes with "lake."

Illustration by Jason Polan




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