LIVE! Storytelling

past event

December 1, 2019

1:00 pm - 3:00 pm


Open to the Public

Tell your story!

LIVE! Storytelling looks to bring together professional authors, aspiring authors, and community members to tell stories in a relaxed atmosphere.  Our first event features Dr. Ferial Pearson, author of the Secret Kindness Agents, and community members Lucy Adkins, Haley Berzberg, Elaine Cary, Christina Joyce, and Michelle Ladwig.
There will be food, door prizes, and an open mic for audience members to share three minute stories as they are so led. Keep out the December chill by meeting new people and expanding your community. LIVE! Storytelling is produced by Jaye Viner.

About Jaye Viner: Jaye is a student and teacher of communication across genres. She has two masters degrees, and plenty of non-professional experience, exploring the art of saying what you want to the people you want to reach.

Born in Kobe Japan but raised in Omaha, Nebraska, Jaye has spent her life exploring other cultures. This has given her an awareness of her own culture, its particular norms, and how they are sometimes foreign to people outside of that culture. Her writing explores the influence of norms (both visible and invisible) on the behaviors of individuals and groups of people. She’s particularly interested in how myths about what kinds of people get to do particular things are constructed in society and how they might change in the future.

As a Midwesterner she’s interested in helping redefine myths about people in flyover country. Her first published novel, about a transplanted Nebraskan living in LA, is forthcoming from Red Hen Press.

She’s also interested in challenging norms associated with literary culture and what stories are valued. She started the LIVE! Storytelling series to give community members a place to tell their stories. Her free time is spent at the salon trying to maintain her blue hair. She also cooks and worships her cat. Find pictures of both food and queen cat on Instagram.

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