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Inviting the Wolf In: Thinking about Difficult Stories

November 5, 2021 @ 8:00 am - November 6, 2021 @ 5:00 pm

Sponsored by Storytellers of New Mexico

What: A workshop about what difficult stories are, why we must tell them and how to do it truthfully, artfully and consciously.

For Whom: This workshop is for storytellers, writers, ministers, therapists, lawyers, social workers or anyone who has a need to work with stories that are hard to hear and harder to tell. Whether you have a particular story you want to work on or want to explore the power of personal or traditional stories to make the complex understandable and the human touching, this hands-on workshop can help you.

Time: 3 hours Friday, November 5th; 6 hours, Saturday, November 6th, w/Saturday night concert

Location: Albuquerque Friends Meeting House, 1600 5th St., NW, Albuquerque, NM
Covid-19: All participants must be vaccinated against Covid-19, to increase safety for all.

Presenters: Elizabeth Ellis and Loren Niemi have each worked with and told these kinds of stories for over 40 years. Content from their critically acclaimed book, Inviting the Wolf In – Thinking About Difficult Stories, is reflected in the workshop’s content. Books will be available for purchase.

Workshop Goals:
* Understanding what difficult (traditional, historical, personal) stories are
* The value of hearing them without blame or shame
* Appreciating why we must tell them
* How to tell them artfully, truthfully and consciously

Registration & Stipend Information:
* Limited to 12 participants maximum
* Full tuition: $200 per person
* Pay as Led: Stipends of up to $100 for STNM members, and of up to $70 for non-STNM Members until stipend funds are expended ($1,000 maximum provided by STNM). First come, first served.
* Pre-registration required: Send an email request to: info@storytellersofnewmexico.org


November 5, 2021 @ 8:00 am
November 6, 2021 @ 5:00 pm


Storytellers of New Mexico


Albuquerque Friends Meeting House
1600 5th St., NW
Albuquerque, NM United States
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