Elisa Wallace Coppede


A Winston-Salem native, Elisa has been writing for Forsyth Family, Forsyth Woman and Forsyth Woman Engaged! (now known as FW Engaged) for many years. Today, Elisa calls Charlotte home, where she works as a middle school English teacher. She has three degrees – a Bachelor of Arts in Communication Studies & Spanish, as well as a Master of Fine Arts in Professional Writing. When given downtime, Elisa enjoys spending time with her husband, two little ones, and dogs. She also enjoys running, yoga, and of course writing for the Forsyth Magazines! “I love working with such a talented and ambitious team,” said Elisa, when asked about how she enjoys writing for the publications. “I like the flexibility I receive when pitching new story ideas.”

Child Safety Series: Halloween Hazards

Each month this series will provide important facts and tips surrounding child safety to support parents and caregivers as they consider reducing risks and creating the safest environment possible for

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The Message of Halloween

The words arrive soon after our kids have settled comfortably into their new school schedules.  “Mom, we need to start planning for Halloween.  It’s around the corner and this year

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Articles By Elisa Wallace Coppede