Category: Past Events

The Art and Craft of Personal Storytelling Workshop

January 13, 2018 10-3:30 (with a break for lunch)  Storying Arizona–Celebrating Every Voice Shrine of Santa Rita in the Desert – Fellowship Hall 13260 E. Colossal Cave Road, Vail, AZ Penelope and J.J. Lamb, co-founder of the Vail Preservation Society are collaborating

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Odyssey Storytelling presents “Memory”

January 4, 2018, 7 – 9 pm (doors open at 6:30) Odyssey Storytelling presents “Memories” Sea of Glass Center for the Arts 330 E. 7th Street (just off of 4th Avenue) Adam Hostetter and I are curating the January Odyssey

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Best of FST! Book Reading

October 6 at 7 pm Antigone Books, 411 N 4th Avenue, Tucson Local writers Mel Blumenthal, Bethany Evans, Noël Hennessey and Penelope Starr (reading her story, Crazy Love) will share work from their new (and first) collection, Best of FST!:

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Act Your Age at FST!

October 11, 2017, 7:30 – 9 pm The Flycatcher, 340 E 6th St., Tucson Age is nothing but a number – and a good story! I’ll be reading my story along with 5 other storytellers. Admission is $7 at the

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Local Author Signing

November 5, 2017, 2-4 pm Oro Valley Public Library, 1305 W. Naranja Dr., Oro Valley Join Penelope and ten other authors from the Writers Motivational Workshop for a fun-filled afternoon. Meet local authors and learn ways to become a published

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Thanks for the Mammaries–Stories about Breast Cancer

September 22, 2017 at 7 pm (door at 6:30) YWCA Southern Arizona 525 N Bonita Ave., Tucson Thanks for the Mammaries–An Evening of Storytelling in Support of Making Strides Against Breast Cancer. Penelope and nationally syndicated political cartoonist David Fitzsimmons are co-producing

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TELL IT! Presentation Skills for Writers

Saturday, September 30, 2017 1-4 p.m. (doors open at 12:45) Unscrewed Theatre 3244 E. Speedway, Tucson TELL IT! Presentation Skills for Writers (and anyone who wants to tell their story like a pro). Learn skills and have fun doing it

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Best of FST! Book Launch

September 7 at 7 pm Loft Cinema, 3233 E. Speedway Blvd., Tucson I’m proud to announce a story I read at a FST! show was chosen for the Best of FST! Female StoryTellers Anthology Volume 1. The book commemorates the

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How to Tell a Good Story

June 10, 2017 12:30 – 1:30 Arizona Mystery Writers meeting Hotel Tucson City Center InnSuites, 475 N. Granada Avenue (Granada and 6th/St. Mary’s), Tucson In this interactive workshop you will learn how oral storytelling can support your writing, become aware

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Voices Uncensored: The Radical Act of Community Storytelling Workshop

July 1, 2017, 9 a.m. National Storytelling Network Conference 2017 “All Our Voices:
 Stories of Immigration & Migration” Kansas City, Missouri Voices Uncensored: The Radical Act of Community Storytelling. What is so radical about community storytelling? How does giving an

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