Mark Your Calendars! Oct. 27

Mark Your Calendars! Oct. 27

Join us for a day with Sault native Jamie Zeppa. Learn about her writing journey and share yours. In 1988, Zeppa decided to postpone her master’s degree and apply for a two-year teaching position in Bhutan, even though she had none of the credentials. At first, she was horrified by her new living conditions — […]

Mark it on your calendars! May 12th!

That’s the date for the next reading and set of workshops presented by Stories in the North. Our guest author for the day will be Elizabeth Creith. Elizabeth was a regular on CBC Sudbury for many years, and also a featured writer/broadcaster on Richardson’s Roundup. She recently completed a book based on the “Shepherd in […]

A new year for Stories in the North

We’re excited to announce our events and guest authors for 2012! We’re planning another Open Mike event, with our usual cash prizes, date to be announced. For all of you looking for literary gifts as well as the thrill of bidding, we’ll be having our regular Silent Auction. New this year, a writing competition. Although […]

Kateri and Shane a hit

Yesterday morning Kateri Akiwenzie-Damm led a workshop in writing with courage, giving the participants tools to deal with a story that stops you cold. In the afternoon, Shane Belcourt led a lively workshop on screenwriting. I attended both, and I’m glad I did! The evening at the Oddfellows’ Hall also went well. The Rebekahs put […]

Kateri Akiwenzie-Damm appears July 16th in Thessalon!

We’ve been looking forward to this one for a long time! Kateri Akiwenzie-Damm is bringing her performance poetry to Thessalon on the evening of July 16th. She’ll be accompanied by musician Shane Belcourt. The show will be at the I.O.O.F. hall, across from the Post Office on Main Street, Thessalon, at 7:00 p.m. Tickets are […]

Summer Writing Workshops

Stories in the North has two fantastic writing workshops coming on July 16th. Writing with Courage with Kateri Akiwenzie-Damm 10:00 a.m. to noon Everyone has a story they are afraid to write. Memoir, personal essay, fiction rooted in truth, sometimes there are moments, incidents or whole subjects that are difficult to write. Bring yours to […]

Happy to confirm

That Kateri Akiwenzie-Damm will indeed be our next author, and the confirmed date is July 16th, 2011. Hooray! Kateri is a performance poet, and the owner of Kagedonce Press. We’re currently negotiating for a musical act to round out the evening, and we’ll keep you posted! In the meantime, Pauline Clark has written a great […]

The next author is…..

Kateri Akiwenzie-Damm! Kateri is a poet and performance artist, living and working at Neyaashiinigmiing, Cape Croker Reserve on the Saugeen Peninsula in southwestern Ontario, and in Ottawa. Besides writing and performing poetry and music, Kateri has established Kegedonce Press, one of only three aboriginal publishing houses in Canada. To read an interview with Kateri, go […]

We’ll See You Aug. 29th with Author Charles Wilkins

We are gearing up for our day of workshops and stories with author Charles Wilkins here in Thessalon. There are only 4 workshop spaces left so if you want to sign up, call 705-842-3817. In the meantime, there are still plenty of tickets left for our exciting evening show of stories and music. Wilkins will […]

Stories in the North Presents Author Charles Wilkins

Stories in the North Presents Author Charles Wilkins

Aug 29th will be a great day for readers and writers here in Thessalon.  Stories in the North is bringing author Charles Wilkins to town. Wilkins has been nominated for both the Trillium Book Award and the Stephen Leacock Medal for Humour for In the Land of Long Fingernails, a coming-of-age memoir about his gravedigger […]