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Remember this video from last September? Well, get a load of this! Join us for our Live Stream Open House on our Facebook page on June 19th! Thank you all for being part of the Storyknife community! Donate. Now that we’re in business, help keep us there. *Sponsor a Storyknife Fellowship. Donate $5,000 to support one…

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Hello from quarantine! I hope you and yours are well and working hard at staying that way. Me, too. Here at Storyknife Writers Retreat all those beautiful gardens Rita Jo Shoultz planted for us last year are pushing up green shoots. Two cow moose have been browsing the property, both fat with calf. Pairs of…

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It turns out that life really is what happens while you’re making other plans. We were all set to welcome our first residents to Storyknife Writers Retreat today, and then…well, you know what happened then. We have canceled residencies for April and May and we’re re-assessing on a month-by-month basis, pretty much like everyone else…

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One month from today, the first writers arrive at Storyknife. From this: to this: Three hundred eighteen women writers applied for a 2020 residency. Our executive director, Erin Hollowell, did a superb job of organizing and directing the application and adjudication process, with results that thrilled the Storyknife board. Erin writes: Our current 2020 resident…

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Sponsored by John and Rika Mouw and built by Dave and Dan Gerard of Gerard Houseworks, this is the piece of sittable art at which the writers of Storyknife will dine each evening. See the slideshow on Dave and Dan’s Facebook page for a step-by-step of how they built this beautiful objet d’art. They and…

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Erin sent out our first Solstice Newsletter today, and she writes As of today, there are eleven days remaining in our application period. The window closes on December 31st at midnight Mountain Time, so don’t delay. The application and information is here on our website.  All you women authors out there, apply! Storyknife was built for…

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The application period for 2020 Storyknife residencies is now open! Writers, click here to apply. Storyknife’s first snow! That’s Katie and Peggy. With snow on the ground, it’s hard to imagine what Storyknife will look like when it melts, but Rita Jo Shoultz knows, she of the green thumbs, aka Our Lady of the Peonies. Here in…

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  The application period for 2020 Storyknife residencies is now open! Writers, click here to apply. We are proud to say that the Homer community has embraced Storyknife with open arms, with contributions to our fundraising campaigns and the making of beautiful, functional items necessary to the retreat’s daily life. I can’t wait to see the dining…

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On Saturday, May 4, 2019, after a fifteen-year gestation and following a three-year capital construction fund-raising campaign, we broke ground on Storyknife, a retreat for women writers in Homer, Alaska. Here’s what I said that day, and here is our website for more information. The application period for 2020 Storyknife residencies is now open! Writers, click here to apply. Today’s video…

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