Below are links to a selection of example stories from Story Works, Arctic Entries, and The Moth.

Notes for Educators:

  • Before playing these stories with your students, please listen in advance to determine whether the stories are appropriate for the intended learning environment.
  • You are encouraged to listen with respect but please feel free to stop listening if you or your students need to.
  • Please do reach out and contact us with any questions, comments, or suggestions. Story Works is a collaborative project and we welcome your input!

Examples from Story Works Students:

Podcast: Youth Voice 

This three-part series, hosted by the Story Works Alaska Youth Team (SAYiT), features stories about bullying and bullying prevention. Thank you again to all who shared stories and helped with this series. Extra thanks also to Spirit of Youth (for funding this project!) and to the Alaska Teen Media Institute (for editing the podcasts!).

Examples from Arctic Entries:

All stories posted below were originally told as part of an Arctic Entries event. Learn more at Arctic Entries brings Alaskans to the stage to share their personal stories: funny, sad and sweet. At every performance, seven people each tell a seven-minute long, true story relating to the show’s theme. Local musicians perform a few songs, as well. Any profits made from the Arctic Entries ticket sales go to a non-profit partner selected at the beginning of each season. Currently, all Arctic Entries events take place at the Alaska Center for the Performing Arts at 621 West 6th Ave., Anchorage, AK.

Examples from The Moth:

The Moth hosts storytelling events across the US and runs a high school storytelling program in New York City.  Below are some stories from the Moth’s high school program that Story Works students in Alaska have enjoyed. Thank you to all of these storytellers –and The Moth!


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