An Evening With Charles Wilkins

An Evening With Charles Wilkins

Stories in the North is still floating from the excitement of a very successful and fun-filled weekend with author Charles Wilkins. The weekend began with a dinner for our guest of honour with SiN members and their spouses present as well as some friends in attendance. Saturday morning began with writing workshops, first with Charles, […]

A Photographic View of Open Mike Night

A Photographic View of Open Mike Night

The weather may have tried to get in the way of last Friday’s Open Mike Night but there was no stopping contestants and audience members from showing up at Thessalon Legion! When all was said and done, it was a great night that culminated in an equally great “after show” with the three musical contestants; […]

Short Story Contest Theme Announced!

Short Story Contest Theme Announced!

Shout Out to Algoma Writers Ever wanted to write a story and maybe even win a cash prize? Sharpen those pencils and put on your thinking cap for Stories in the North’s 2nd annual short story contest. “Lost and Found” is the theme of this year’s contest. Think about all the ways things could be […]

April 4 Open Mike Spaces Still Available: All Categories

Come one! Come all! Open Mike is on Friday April 4th, 7:30 pm. We’ve still got a lot of spaces left, so the cash prizes are up for grabs. We’re looking forward to a great evening of poetry, fiction, true stories and words and music. We have  people coming from as far as Elliot Lake […]

Open Mike Spaces Still Available: All Categories

Open Mike Spaces Still Available: All Categories

Come one! Come all! Open Mike is on Friday April 4th, 7:30 pm. We’ve still got a lot of spaces left, so the cash prizes are up for grabs. We’re looking forward to a great evening of poetry, fiction, true stories and words and music. We have  people coming from as far as Elliot Lake […]

Story Contest Winners!

Story Contest Winners!

As promised, here are the winners of the first-ever Stories in the North Short Story Contest! The judging was blind – the judges had no idea who had written any of the stories, so awards were made on the merits of the stories alone. Adult Division First Place: The Lurker by Sue Kerr Second Place: […]

Local authors shortlisted!

Two Thessalon-area authors have been shortlisted for the Louise Kiriline Lawrence award in non-fiction. This award is given each year by the Ontario Library Service – North to a book by a Northern writer. Paton Lodge Lindsay’s book “The King of Algonquin Park” and Elizabeth Creith’s book “Shepherd in Residence” have both made the short […]

The Story Contest…

…deadline has passed, and we had a decent response to our very first contest. We’re so excited that so many of you wrote your stories and sent them in to us. The judges have them now, and we’ll be announcing the results here and on our Facebook page on August 31st. Stay tuned! Aside from […]

The Short Story Contest theme!

Here it is, the long-awaited theme of the Stories in the North Short Story Contest. Drumroll….and – the envelope, please! Summer Outdoors There it is – write what you will, romance, a ghost story or a fishing trip, science fiction, fantasy or slice-of-life, humour or horror, it doesn’t matter. Just make sure that summer outdoors […]

Write for fame, glory and – oh, yes – cash!

We at Stories in the North are holding our first-ever short story contest. Anyone who lives in Algoma, even for part of the year, is eliglble to enter. Oopsy, unless you’re on the Stories in the North board, of course! We have two categories – young writers up to 18 years of age, and adult […]