Program Finale!

In early February, a stellar line-up of poets, storytellers, and writers signed on to share their gifts at the HerStories Benefit Show and Open Mike. And tomorrow, March 27, is the fundraiser for the Women’s Center of Greater Lansing! The fun begins at 4:00pm at Everybody Reads Bookstore. Featured are ten local artists sure to […]

Inspired and Inspiring

Tomorrow is the third day of events for HerStories! Andrea King Collier gives a reading at 1:00pm from her award-winning memoir Still with Me: A Daughter’s Journey of Love and Loss (Michigan Notable Book 2004, American Society of Journalists and Authors honorable mention 2004) followed by workshops with emeritus MSU professor Marilyn Mayer Culpepper at […]

Telling TheirStories

Read the latest article about HerStories published today in the statewide weekly paper Between the Lines!   Many thanks to Jessica Carreras for writing “Telling TheirStories”.

WLNS 6 covers HerStories!

Thanks to WLNS 6 – and especially Weekend Producer Erika Koski and video journalist Liz Gelardi – for covering HerStories on March 6!

Photos: 3/6

Photos from HerStories on March 6 are  now available! View the full set on Flickr. Jean Bolley (standing) from the Lansing Storytellers and Lynette Brown (sitting to Bolley’s right) from the Michigan Women’s Historical Center and Hall of Fame in character as Elizabeth Cady Stanton. Photo by Ashley Guerrant.

HerStories on Facebook

HerStories is listed on Facebook as an event by Everybody Reads Bookstore. Check out the event listing and let us know you are attending!

Storytelling: 3/6 & 3/13

“Storytelling for all ages” kicks off the first two Saturdays of the HerStories program at 1:00pm at Everybody Reads Bookstore, 2019 E. Michigan Ave. On March 6, Jean Bolley ( Lansing Storytellers) tell tales about women from Michigan history and Lynette Brown (Michigan Women’s Historical Center) comes in character as Elizabeth Cady Stanton. Ena Baker […]

Michigan Avenue Printing

Michigan Avenue Printing is a sponsor of HerStories! Thanks to owner Margaret Lifsey for donating services with promotional materials and to manager Mark Lifsey for his professional assistance.

She Said/ She Said

Updated March 4, 2010. Check out the City Pulse article “She Said/ She Said” (March 3) about The HerStories Project! Thanks again to Bill Castanier for pursuing the story.

Creating Spaces

This post is the first to speak directly as the organizer of The HerStories Project, an endeavor to celebrate stories about women taking its initial form this month. A few weeks ago, Lansing Online News invited me to write about how HerStories in March 2010 came into being from my perspective as organizer. My thoughts […]