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PenTales is a project focused on the power of live storytelling. We host intimate salon nights in cities all over the world where we bring together friends and soon-to-be friends to share tales on topics everyone can relate to.
We believe that by sharing perspectives on the same topics we sometimes learn that while we're unique, we're not actually all that different.
topic: EVENT medium: PHOTO In October 2010, PenTales Storytellers gathered to share perspectives on “Making Ends Meet.” One of the stories was Pippen Wigglesworth’s “How Not to Make Ends Meet.”
topic: EVENT medium: PHOTO In February 2010, PenTales Storytellers gathered to share perspectives on “Love and Heartbreak.” Stories included “On First Kisses” by Nick Schonberger, “John Held Margot Close” by Will Carlough, “Let’s Wear Burlap Sacks Forever” by Stephanie Hodges, “Lunch Break” by Mary Kate Burke, “Revisions of a Letter […]
topic: EVENT medium: PHOTO In July 2010, PenTales Storytellers gathered in Paris to share perspectives on “Foreign Affairs.” Stories included “Madam Interpreter” by Olivia Salazar-Winspear, “A Foreign Affair” by Caro, “A Family Affair” by Nadia, and “DAVE” by Josh
topic: EVENT medium: PHOTO In May 2010, PenTales Storytellers gathered in NYC to share perspectives on “Crime and Punishment.” Stories included Toby Miller’s “Night Point.”
PenTales holds live story-sharing events in 26 cities around the world – in places as diverse as Lahore, New York City, Damascus, Berlin, Paris, Hanoi, San Francisco, Mexico City, and Buenos Aires. (See below for our full list of participating cities). The events are run by friends, friends of friends, […]