Skip to content

Ep. 41 Elaina Battista-Parsons | Writing YA, the 80s, and Italian Bones in the Snow

Hi there,

Let’s get this thing started! Today I am arts calling Elaina Battista-Parsons!

Elaina Battista-Parsons is a writer across genres. She also works as a reading coach for students with disabilities. Elaina loves ice cream, antiques, pop culture, and snow. Elaina’s poems and essays have been published by Backlash Press, Burnt Pine Magazine, Vine Leaves Press, and Read Furiously. She also has an upcoming YA novel with Inked in Gray Press.

Elaina’s website:

Italian Bones in the Snow: A Memoir in Shorts, out now!


Thanks so much for stopping by, Elaina! Let’s talk antiques next time!

Arts Calling is produced by Jaime Alejandro at If you like the show: consider reviewing the podcast and sharing it with those who love the arts, your support truly makes a difference! Check out for more podcasts about the arts and original content!

Make art. Much love,