2018 Editor in Chief:  Sophia Lord

Awards for the current 2018 edition will be announced next fall.

 

On Sunday, June 3, Books and Books hosted the 10 annual gala of Elysium. An audience of 90 people enjoyed an afternoon of poetry readings, spoken word, music, and art talks.

 

Click link for details.

 

     Columbia Scholastic Press

     Silver Crown

 

     CSPA Gold Medalist

 

     National Council of Teachers

     of English REALM Awards:

     Highest Award

 

     CSPA Gold Circle:

     Ericka Cantin, “Nick,” Single

     Illustration

2017 Editor in Chief  Audrey Daugherty

Columbia Scholastic Press Association awarded Elysium a Gold

Crown, the highest  national award

 

NCTE also gave us the highest award.

 

five students won a Gold Circle Award

1st place cover:    Nathalie Francis

1st place essay:    Aneres Williams

2nd place fiction:   Valentina Misas

3rd place humor:   Anysa Chebbi

CM in Fiction:        Josie Lo Bello

 

 

 

    Columbia Scholastic Press

    Silver Crown

    CSPA  Gold Medalist

    NCTE Highest Award

    CSPA Gold Circle Awards:

    1st place for non-fiction column:

      Nicole Garcia  "Fabula Rasa"

     1st place photography: Karla Infante

             "Where is the Light?"

     3rd place Cover Design:

     Patrick Martin and Claudia S. Guzman

     CM: free form poetry: Itara Moore

             "The Atheist"

2016 Editor in Chief    Michael Gordon

2015 Editor in Chief     Amy Meltzer

 

        Gold Medal CSPA

 

 

     National Council of Teachers

     of English PRESLM

     highest award.

 

 

     CSPA  Gold Circle Awards:

 

      Single Ilustration

          CM. Yinimi Galego "Stay"

 

     Portfolio Illustation

          CM:  Jurissa Tellez

 

   National Council of Teachers  of English Highest  National

  Award for Literary Magazines (PRESLM). Click on Florida.

 

  Gold medal from CSPA and an All-Columbian Rating.

 

  Gold medal from NSPA and an All-American rating.

 

  Three Elysium 2011-2012 staff members won the

  prestigious Columbia University Gold Circle award.

  See M4,M8, and M23.

 

     Rebecca Raskin,           "White Blank Page"

     Hannah Pustejovsky,    "The Love of my Life"

     Carolina Beguiristain,   "Boy Problems"

 

National Council of Teachers of English  PRESLM Program:

Highest National Award

 

 

 

 

Columbia Scholastic Press Association: Gold Medalist

 

 

 

Did not submit to Crowns or Gold Circle Awards

NCTE PRESLIM:Highest National Award

 

CSPA:Gold Medalist

 

NSPA : All American

 

 

CSPA Gold Circle Awards:

 

2nd Place:  Single Illustration Color:  Tatiana Jackson "Lait"

1st place: Single Illustration "Bestial Ramifications"

2nd Place Color Portfolio:   Raquel Kidd

CM Color Portfolio: Audrey Gonzalez

3rd place Cartoon: Andrea Espinosa "Sourtongue"

Photography:  CM   Raye Ng  "Survive"

2009 Editor-in-Chief:  Mitra Hosseini

 

NCTE PRESLM'S Highest National Award

 

CSPA Gold Medalist with three All-Columbians in Organization, Content, and Design.

 

NSPA: All American with five marks of distinction

 

CSPA Gold Circle Awards:

 

1st place; Single Illustration:  Gabriella Portilla "Irony of Being a Tree"

CM:  illustration:  Samantha Lazarus "Hands"

Multi-Page Spread:  CM  Fernando Rosales

 

 

NCTE's PRESLM’s Highest National Award

NSPA All-American

CSPA Gold Medalist

 

CSPA Gold Circle Awards

 

Poetry: CM  Mariohn Michel "The History of History"

Single Ilustration: 3rd place:  Carmen Guillien  "Old Age"

Portfolio:  2nd place:  Alina Balaguero

Cartoon:  2nd Place:   "

This is a Disjointed Spy Story"

 

2007 Editor-in-Chief: Cecile McLorin-Salvant won the prestigious Thelonius Monk Competition and was nominated for a Grammy Award

in 2013 for  jazz vocal album. Cecile  won the Grammy in 2015 and 2017 for best Jazz Vocal Album

 

CSPA Gold Circle Awards:

 

Allyson Jones: 1st place photography: "These Hands"

Martine Powers: 1st place poetry for "Never Again"

Alina Balaguero  1st place cartoon “Bees Whacks”:

Carmen Guillen-Casal third place for her illustration

                         Peggy Sue Faces Oblivion"

Adrianna Arintok  2nd pl. illustration "Pocket Troll"

Gretta Martinez: CM: photography: "Red Balloon"

 

NSPA Pacemaker Finalist  (one of 9 in nation)

 

CSPA Silver Medalist ; NCTE PRESLM Superior

NCTE PRESLM Superior Rating

 

CSPA Gold Medalist with Two All-Columbians

 

Gold Circle Awards from CSPA:

Photography 2nd pl: Nick Kallergis

"Culture"

Single Illustration: CM Christina Jay

"The Leslie II"

Our first editor-in-chief Justin Danier-Best edited  the Haverford Review

 

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