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!”

Looking toward 2021

We’ll remember 2020, won’t we? January and February were a fever of preparation at Storyknife. Furniture, art, linens, table-settings. Preparation to make sure that every writer knew immediately after stepping across the threshold of Eva’s House that she is respected and that her work is valuable. Then, the world veered in a different direction. StoryknifeContinue reading “Looking toward 2021”

Welcome 2020 at Storyknife!

Welcome to 2020 at Storyknife! We hope that you all had a peaceful holiday season and that this new year will be filled with all good things. There is so much good news at Storyknife that we’re pinching ourselves to make sure it’s real. First, 318 people applied for residencies during our 2019 open applicationContinue reading “Welcome 2020 at Storyknife!”

Celebrate the light.

In Alaska, we pay very close attention to the light. On Solstice, we’re slated to get about 5 hours and 58 minutes. Every year, I try to be on Bishop’s Beach in Homer to see the sun come over the mountains on Solstice. Last year it was cloudy, so the picture above is from 2017.Continue reading “Celebrate the light.”

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….”