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”

Spring Double Donation Drive!

Spring comes slowly to this part of Alaska, but we know that it’s coming; the snow is slumping and the mud is rising. Storyknife feels spring coming as we all come back to Eva’s House, check the cabins, plump up pillows, and stock the supplies that will keep the women at Storyknife well taken careContinue reading “Spring Double Donation Drive!”

Giving Tuesday? Giving every day.

November 30th is Giving Tuesday, but here at Storyknife we feel gratitude year-round. We are grateful to the people who have already donated toward our $25,000 challenge grant. We’re heading in the right direction and with your help, we’ll make it over the threshold. Can you include Storyknife in your year-end giving? Your donation isContinue reading “Giving Tuesday? Giving every day.”

Making a dream a reality

At first, Storyknife was Dana Stabenow’s dream. Now it is the dream of women writers from all over the United States and the world. We’ve just finished up our first season of full residencies and are working on adjudicating the applications for next year’s residencies. You can help provide this experience for other women writers.Continue reading “Making a dream a reality”

October at Storyknife

Next week marks the end of Storyknife’s first year in full operation. Five months of writers in residence. Five months of late night conversations over chai, long walks together, reading work to each other, gathering around the table to feast on Maura’s incredible dinners. Five months of lovesick moose, sandhill cranes, and a cheeky jay.Continue reading “October at 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”