Author: Penelope Starr

Developing a Personal Story

April 7, 2018 Tellers of Tales meeting at Caritas Center for Healing 330 E. 16th Street, Tucson Be inspired! Practice telling a personal story from a prompt in this 2-hour experiential workshop. Improve skills and build confidence with coaching and

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Book Reading In Patagonia, AZ

Sunday March 4, 2018 Noon-5 (reading at 2) Global Arts Gallery and Lillian’s Closet 315 W McKeown Ave, Patagonia, Arizona 87624 I will be reading and discussing my book “The Radical Art of Community Storytelling” in beautiful downtown Patagonia. ‘Since

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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 Revolution, 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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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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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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