Polish Your Script!

Polish Your Script!

Dust off your notebook and find that favourite story, poem or song. Stories in the North is having an Open Mike on Sept. 23. Cash prizes are up for grabs. If you aren’t a writer or poet, come anyway. It’s a fun night and the audience decides who will win by secret ballot. Thanks to […]

SiN presents: author Gail Anderson-Dargatz on June 25th

SiN presents: author Gail Anderson-Dargatz on June 25th

You’ve been waiting and we’ve got details on author Gail Anderson-Dargatz. And yes! She’s coming to Thessalon. Stories in the North is excited to bring Anderson-Dargatz, a two-time Giller nominated novelist, to town on Saturday, June 25. Anderson-Dargatz will be in Thessalon to teach writing workshops and to share with us at an evening of reading and music. The […]

Open Mike Night in Thessalon is Friday, May 13: It’s your bad luck if you miss out.

Open Mike Night in Thessalon is Friday, May 13: It’s your bad luck if you miss out.

The ever-popular Open Mike night, an event SiN likes to describe as “a talent show of a different sort”, takes place Friday, May 13 downstairs at the Royal Canadian Legion in Thessalon. Start time is 7 p.m. There are still openings in each of the four categories; Poetry, Music & Lyrics, True Stories and Fiction. In […]

Mark Your Calendar: Sept 26th

Mark Your Calendar: Sept 26th

We are thrilled to announce our upcoming author event on Sept. 26th with Lauren Carter. Lauren grew up in Blind River and has ancestors who lived on Manitoulin Island. Her first novel, Swarm, was long-listed for Canada Reads 2014. It’s a great read about a small island community (similar to Manitoulin Island) trying to survive after the […]

SiN announces Short Story Contest!

SiN announces Short Story Contest!

Algoma area writers, get your pens and keyboards ready – you’ve got less than a month! For what? Why, to write your entry for the Stories in the North Short Story Contest! That’s right. We’ve already announced the details of our3rd Annual Short Story Contest so if you haven’t heard yet, you might want to get […]

We’re back! Join us April 25

We’re back! Join us April 25

Brian Henry will teach us how to build our stories followed by an evening of wilderness tales and foot-stompin’, step-dancin’ fun as Paton Lodge Lindsay teams up with the O’Schraves He gave the best publishing workshop many of us had ever attended so, of course, we had to invite him back! This time, Brian Henry will be […]

A Look Back at November’s Open Mike Night

A Look Back at November’s Open Mike Night

We’re a little slow at reporting on our last event and late or not, we’d be doing an injustice if we didn’t share the details of that event with you. It was our November Open Mike Night! First of all, some people wonder why we spell “mike” as we do and not as “mic” since “mic” […]

What’s SiN Doing Now?

What’s SiN Doing Now?

What’s Stories in the North up to now? First up is….(drum roll, please)….OPEN MIKE! That’s right. We are holding an OPEN MIKE NIGHT so save the date. It’ll be Friday, November 14th beginning at 7 p.m. (downstairs) at the Royal Canadian Legion (Branch 182) in Thessalon. Rumour has it the ever-entertaining Gerry Clark will be […]

Save the Date! Sept. 27th: A day of workshops and readings

Save the Date! Sept. 27th: A day of workshops and readings

We’re proud to present our next visiting author Waubgeshig Rice. Originally from Wasauksing, an island across from Parry Sound, Waub developed his passion for storytelling while listening to his elders’ stories. He started writing as a teen and some of those stories were collected in Midnight Sweatlodge, published by Theytus Books in 2011. He also started a journalism career young […]

75+ Reasons to Check Out The SiN Silent Auction

75+ Reasons to Check Out The SiN Silent Auction

Do you like shopping? Do you like finding one-of-a-kind treasures? Do you like supporting fantastic non-profit groups like Stories in the North? Those are a few reasons you might want to stop in to Thessalon’s Northern Credit Union to see our Silent Auction but you want to know a better one? We have nearly 80–that’s […]