Sarah Selecky

Recent Posts

What would you ask Giller Prize nominee Michelle Winters?

When I finished Michelle Winters’ I Am a Truck last fall, I posted a photo of it on my Instagram and called it a “delightful and weird darkly funny novel.” Because it is a delightful and weird darkly funny novel. Have you read it, yet? If not — get it! It’s wonderful. I’ve spent a… [Read More]

CHIRRUP! The Little Bird Story Contest is OPENING SOON!

This morning I heard the first cardinal of the year. He was singing his heart out in the cedar tree in our yard. (His song sounds a bit like a car alarm, but I love it.) Spring means that it’s almost time to open this year’s Little Bird Story Contest! I’m thrilled (and a bit… [Read More]

The Story Intensive early registration closes tomorrow

A story is a mysterious organism. It has its own sense of itself. And the sense it makes is a very different kind of sense than a political argument or a corporate memo. Books show us who we are and connect us to each other, by giving us stories we can empathize with: stories that… [Read More]

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— Margaret Atwood

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