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Radical Act reviewed in AZ Daily Star

THE RADICAL ACT OF COMMUNITY STORYTELLING: EMPOWERING VOICES IN UNCENSORED EVENTS By Penelope Starr. (Parkhurst Brothers Publishers Inc. $17.95) Since 2004, Odyssey Storytelling has been a unique-to-Tucson event in which individuals of all ages, cultures, gender expressions, and sexual orientations

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Storytelling Magazine book review

Thanks to Jo Radner for this review of my book in the Winter 2018 issue of Storytelling Magazine, a publication of the National Storytelling Network.

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The Odyssey Lady

“Penelope Starr is the perfect example of a person who knows how to make dreams and ideas come true,” Pat Bean wrote in this lovely article about The Radical Act of Community Storytelling for the December 2017 Story Circle Journal,

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Inside and Out: Women’s Truths, Women’s Stories

My essay Kitchen Confidential, is included in the new anthology, Inside and Out: Women’s Truths, Women’s Stories, a 250-page soft-cover anthology of women’s lifewriting, drawn from the Story Circle Network’s annual collections of work by its members. Edited by Susan Schoch, Inside and

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Go buy Penelope’s book!

The Radical Act of Community Storytelling by Adam Hostetter Odyssey Storytelling has been a glittery thread in the Tucson tapestry for (going on) two decades. On my Connect With Me page, I list Odyssey Storytelling, an amazing monthly downtown Tucson event that I have

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What’s It Like to be a Professional

In What’s It Like to be a Professional, Ethel Lee-Miller tells why you should come to our workshop, TELL IT! Presentation Skills for Writers (and anyone who wants to tell their story like a pro)

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Penelope’s Stars

Thanks to Shannon Turner (blogger/storyteller/creative director of StoryMuse) for asking me about my tattoo over dinner one night in Kansas City where we were both attending the National Storytelling Network‘s annual conference. Of course I told her the story and she turned it into a

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Upcoming Collaboration: Breast Cancer Stories

David Fitzsimmons, in his column in the Arizona Daily Star, muses about our upcoming collaboration in September (date TBA). Our working title is “Thanks for the Mammaries: An Evening of Storytelling in Support of Making Strides Against Breast Cancer.”

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Creating Connections, One Story at at Time

Once a week I meet up with four friends and we walk a mile along a dry-river path to a coffee shop where we sip beverages, eat bagels and gab. Our ages range from late fifties to early eighties—we have

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Interview on KXCI

Penelope talks about Odyssey Storytelling and her book, The Radical Act of Community Storytelling, with hosts Aspen Green and Kathy Harris on their show, Broad Perspectives, on KXCI Community Radio, 91.3 FM Tucson. March 19, 2017.

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