Author: Penelope Starr

Gather the Elders conference

Gather the Elders January 24, 2020 Location in Tucson, TBA I will be one of two speakers at this yearly gathering presented by The Center for Community Dialogue & Training, a program of Our Family Services. The theme, of course,

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Fear No Lit Interview

TB: What makes a great (told-aloud) story? PS: The two most important ingredients are a teller that expresses their vulnerability, presence, authenticity, humor and confidence (even while being nervous) and a well thought out, crafted story with a point that relates

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Bibliobiography Workshop

February 2 and 9, 2019, 2 – 3:30 Antigone Books 411 N. 4th Avenue, Tucson Record the story of your life with the books you love. In this 2-part workshop you will explore how your life has been shaped by the books you’ve

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Storytelling in San Francisco

August 15, 2018 Contemporary Jewish Museum 736 Mission Street, San Francisco CA Porchlight Storytelling and the Contemporary Jewish Museum present Tattoo Tales> I’ll be telling a story along with some awesome San Francisco folks. See them here.

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Reading in Woodstock, NY

Sunday, June 10 at 3 p.m. The Golden Notebook 29 Tinker St, Woodstock, NY I lived in Woodstock in the 1960’s and now I get to read and discuss my book, The Radical Act of Community Storytelling, at the Golden

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Sonoran Arts Network book review

Did you now that Tucson artist C.J. Shane has been quietly and consistently producing the Sonoran Arts Network, an online arts journal connecting artists and art lovers in the Sonoran Desert bioregion of southern Arizona and northern Mexico, since 2013?  Reviewer

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Morning Blend Interview on KGUN9 TV

Jen Nowicki Clark and I were interviewed by the charming Tina Jennings of The Morning Blend, KGUN 9 TV, on April 24, 2018. We got to talk about our favorite subjects: Odyssey Storytelling and The Radical Act of Community Storytelling!

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Storytelling Workshop Under Arizona Stars 

May 12 & 13, 2018 Shaw House Cabin, Cochise, AZ Women’s Wilderness Writing Workshops presents an overnight storytelling workshop at the gorgeous Shaw House cabin in Cochise Stronghold. Nearly everything is included in the $150 tuition, like transport to and from Tucson International Airport; all

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Women’s Words

Friday, April 20, 2018 7 p.m. Antigone Books  411 N. 4th Avenue, Tucson Ever wonder what motivates a writer and what is behind her creative process? Four writers will read from their current work and discuss this topic at Tucson’s

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Writers Read at S&S

March 24, 2018 Saints and Sinners Reading Series Hotel Monteleone, New Orleans, LA I am honored to be invited to read from my from my work-in-progress novel at the 15th annual Saints and Sinners Literary Festival. Readers at Saints and

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