Boston Literary Magazine

I’m so honored that a haiku sequence I wrote during the first month of the Covid-19 lockdown here in Massachusetts was published in the June 2020 issue of Boston Literary Magazine. I don’t submit my work very often so this was particularly meaningful. The entire issue is fabulous and I highly recommend reading it cover […]

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International Women’s Day: The Advancement of Two Women in Science

In celebration of International Women’s Day on March 8, I am offering complimentary downloads of both Maria Mitchell’s and Hertha Marks Ayrton’s coloring portraits from The Historical Heroines Coloring Book: Pioneering Women in Science from the 18th and 19th Centuries! The Advancement of Two Women in Science Just a century and a half ago, a […]

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First Historical Heroines Review on Bookish

So excited that our first pre-pub review has hit! And what an honor to be a Staff Reads pick from Bookish. Thank you Myfanwy for the lovely review and for so perfectly understanding some of the reasons I created The Historical Heroines Coloring Book: Pioneering Women in Science from the 18th and 19th Centuries. “I […]

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Piratess Tilly Book Launch and Cure SPG47 Fundraiser

This post is originally from the Piratess Tilly Blog. I wanted to share about the Piratess Tilly Book Launch and Cure SPG47 Fundraiser that was held on Saturday, May 13th, 2017 – it was a beautiful success. The location could not have been more appropriate than in the “Hall of Ships” at the Custom House Maritime […]

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Project We Love! Thanks KickStarter

Wow! What wonderful recognition that within the first 6 days KickStarter chose The Historical Heroines Coloring Book: Pioneering Women in Science from the 18th and 19th Centuries to be a “Project We Love!” Find us on Instagram, Facebook, and Twitter for more announcements and news – including a series of quotes by some of the […]

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Women in Science and Kickstarter!

I couldn’t think of a more meaningful day to launch my very first KickStarter for my newest project – The Historical Heroines Coloring Book: Pioneering Women in Science from the 18th and 19th Centuries than yesterday – the first day of Women’s History Month! I can’t seem to shake this desire to work towards inspiring children, […]

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Newest haiku 

It’s been quite awhile and it took some unblocking to get here, but I’m pleased with this new haiku! 

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Kirkus Reviews and Piratess Tilly Easter Island

“An eye-pleasing picture book that offers a winning mix of adventure, science, and poetry, with a strong heroine who invites readers to view the world as a place of natural wonder.” -Kirkus Reviews I am still on cloud nine over this incredible review by Kirkus Indie! They had asked me to send a pdf of the […]

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Free Piratess Tilly children’s ebook!

In the spirit of holiday giving, I’m offering my ebook for free until tomorrow at 11:59pm! In this picture book, written in haiku, an adventurous girl and her crew of orphaned boys sail the high seas and intercept a band of pirates kidnapping tortoises on the Galapagos Islands! “Tilly—tough, daring and scientifically minded—is a capable heroine with […]

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Piratess Tilly Easter Island Trailer! — The Adventures of Piratess Tilly

So excited to share my very first book trailer, read by me! 😉 I am very proud and excited to share the book trailer for the upcoming sequel, The Adventures of Piratess Tilly Easter Island, read by the author Elizabeth Lorayne! Enjoy! via Piratess Tilly Easter Island Trailer! — The Adventures of Piratess Tilly

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Interview: All Hands on Deck for Girl-Empowerment!

I am sharing below an interview I had with Captain Rosario Fernandez Rodriguez of tall ship El Galeón this past spring in Newburyport. It was an absolutely magical experience for me and something I recall quite frequently. I hope you enjoy it! The Adventures of Piratess Tilly author Elizabeth Lorayne with the Spanish tall ship El Galeon’s […]

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Event: 11/5 at Strawbery Banke Museum — The Adventures of Piratess Tilly

I realize I need to update my personal site more frequently! 😉  More to come, I promise. In the mean time, come say hello in Portsmouth on November 5th! My colleague Maria Kamoulakou of Sky Cloud City and I am looking forward to meeting families and other local authors at the 2nd annual Children’s Author […]

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Piratess Tilly: Easter Island

After receiving awards and wonderful industry reviews, I felt encouraged to write a sequel to The Adventures of Piratess Tilly. In the second book, Piratess Tilly and her crew head to Easter Island. I will be sending the finished book to reviewers in the next week and then it will be off for printing – expected […]

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Honey Bunny Revived!

I’ve been spending more time on my artwork, both printmaking and collage! I thought I’d share one of my latest collages, a revival of my water-colored “Honey Bunny.” I’m posting the original that was done in watercolor and Photoshop (2013) alongside the latest version that is a paper-cut collage (2016). You can find both versions […]

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Saturday, 10.24.15 Boston Book Festival!

Please stop by the Independent Publishers of New England’s table at the Boston Book Festival this Saturday! Elizabeth Lorayne will be selling and signing her award winning children’s picture book, The Adventures of Piratess Tilly  from 10:45 to 11:30! On the Boylston Street side of Copley Square!

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Fine Art & Piratess Tilly update!

I am thrilled to share some updates for my fine art and my children’s picture book, The Adventures of Piratess Tilly. Let’s start with my fine art. Two of my collagraphs are now on exhibit at The Walsingham Gallery, an award-winning art gallery in Newburyport, MA! I am so honored to be listed as one […]

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“Return,” a beach finding and reflection

I found this softened piece of glass bottle on the beach this week. All that’s legible is the word “RETURN.” At a time when I need to do just that – return to myself, this finding couldn’t have been more appropriate. (A message from the Universe, no doubt.)  I’ve been meditating on what “return” means […]

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