So many wonderful things happening at Storyknife this summer! We’ve had twenty-eight women writers in residence so far. The cabins and Eva’s House are humming with people hard at work, dreaming new worlds and new words into existence. Each month, Storyknife partners with the 49 Writers, a statewide nonprofit devoted to Alaskan writers, to provideContinue reading “Upcoming excitement at Storyknife”
Tag Archives: residency
Summer comes to Storyknife
It is high summer at Storyknife. We’ve hosted three cohorts of women writers, offering the time and space to devote to their writing. That means twenty-one women have slept deeply, watched sunsets, gathered together for dinner conversations and walks, and spent numerous hours putting words on the pages. It also means that there are fourContinue reading “Summer comes to Storyknife”
Autumn at Storyknife and Applications Open
Only one month of residencies remains for the 2021 Storyknife Writers Retreat season. One more month this year for women writers to hunker down in their cabins, watch autumn winds ripple the dry grass in the meadow, and write their hearts out. One more month this year for them to gather in Eva’s House toContinue reading “Autumn at Storyknife and Applications Open”
What’s going on at Storyknife in June!
So far, the month has been gloriously full of women writing, amazing food, and budding community. June has pulled her usual weather shenanigans: brilliant sun, wind, sudden downpours, and yesterday, fog. It is difficult for me to explain to you how much it means to actually be fulfilling the mission of Storyknife. What was theContinue reading “What’s going on at Storyknife in June!”
Open the door….
Last week, I gave a little pep talk about Giving Tuesday. I asked you to think of all the women writers whose books never got published. Heck, those books, plays, poems never even got written, because the laundry needed doing, kids needed feeding. Or worse, women writers were actively prevented from becoming literate. How manyContinue reading “Open the door….”
You. We are thankful for you. You, who care about women writers.You, who read women writers and support their work by buying their books and watching their movies and plays.You, women writers who show up to the page with your stories and sculpt them into art.You, contractors, craftsmen, and artists who are making Storyknife aContinue reading “Thankful”