By Leaps and Bounds

We are delighted to announce that Storyknife Writers Retreat has raised enough funds that with a 2-to-1 matching donation from Peggy Shumaker and Joe Usibelli, the main house can be built and dedicated to Homer writer Eva Saulitis! Starting in November last year, donations were solicited via a crowd-funding campaign to build Eva’s House, theContinue reading “By Leaps and Bounds”

Spring is coming… March update

February was a busy month for Storyknife. We were parsing out all of the submissions to our wonderful team of reviewers. Each submission was to be read by three people. We also needed to create a grid so we could figure out which applicants wanted a two-week retreat, which wanted a four-week retreat, and whichContinue reading “Spring is coming… March update”

Introducing Pam Houston

I’m excited to introduce you to our newest Advisory Council member, Pam Houston. The incredible Paula Martin has become Storyknife’s newest Board of Directors member, so we had a spot open on the Advisory Council. Lucky for us, Pam Houston was agreeable to joining on. Pam is an outspoken advocate for women writers, an incredibleContinue reading “Introducing Pam Houston”

A few words from Storyknife’s Inaugural Fellow – Kim Steutermann Rogers

She’d already given me a brief tour of Frederica cabin. Brief because the cabin is perfectly sized small. Brief because I sensed she did not want to intrude on what would be my writing space and home for the next month. Brief because I sensed something else going on. As she walked out the doorContinue reading “A few words from Storyknife’s Inaugural Fellow – Kim Steutermann Rogers”

Introducing Katrina Woolford

I have been having such a wonderful time introducing you to the amazing women who have banded together on our Advisory Council to help make Storyknife a reality. Today, I’d like to introduce you to Katrina Woolford, a women who get things done. She is a savvy businesswoman and fierce advocate for authentic storytelling and Alaskan writers.Continue reading “Introducing Katrina Woolford”