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Our Publications

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Élan is the strongest example of our department’s mission to study and disseminate the craft of creative writing. A staff of high school juniors and seniors compile original work submitted by young writers and artists from across the globe.

Élan publishes two online editions per year, in the fall and spring, as well as a print compilation at the end of each school year. The current print edition is a representation of the incredible work created by students and curated by an all student-led staff. The editors describe the work in this edition as being “…for those discovering their power and wisdom.”

Read past issues and purchase copies of the current print issue on the Elan website. 

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DA’s award-winning newspaper, The Artisan, has been transformed into a news magazine. The publication seeks to bring school news to the students of Douglas Anderson with the highest journalistic integrity. Creative Writing students can apply to be part of The Artisan staff their Junior and Senior years.

The Artisan staff is made up of thirteen Douglas Anderson students and led by Elizabeth Flaisig, Creative Writing Department Instructor.  

Read the latest Douglas Anderson news on The Artisan website.

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