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 […]

Strut your stuff for fifty bucks! Open Mike on March 4th, 2011

Stories in the North is having its second Open Mike Night¬† on March 4th. The doors open at 7 p.m. and the show starts at 7:30 p.m. What’s on? Well, that depends on who signs up to perform. This is the time for all you closet divas – and whatever the male of “diva” is […]

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 […]

Two Fun, Fun, Fundraisers!

To raise a little money and have some fun, the Stories in the North Committee will be holding two great fundraisers over the summer in Thessalon. 1. A silent auction is now running at The Northern Credit Union on Main St. Bidders have an opportunity to win a night at the Mountainview B n’ B, […]

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 […]

Northern Writers and Storytellers Unite!

Not all great writers, storytellers, poets and film-makers live in urban centers. That’s why a group of people in Thessalon, Ontario have come together to create a story festival in the north. We are planning an event for July 2010 that will showcase talented folk who live in Northern Ontario or who are from Northern […]