TONIGHT: free tickets VBS lit event

StoryArk students & parents welcome: Lit Lover's Night out!

Valley Bookseller invites all StoryArk students and their parents to be their guest at TONIGHT's Literature Lovers' Night Out.™ Twin Cities' literary aficionado Pamela Klinger-Horn hosts this event which features local and national authors, light refreshments and drawings for prizes. Tickets are $15 and include a $5 coupon for books purchased on the night of the event. However, thanks to Valley Bookseller, StoryArk students and their parents can attend for free!


6:30 PM Doors Open - mingle with authors!

7:00 Event begins

Community Thread

2300 Orleans St W

Stillwater, MN 55082

Please call 651-430-3385 for questions or to reserve your spot.


Featured authors for October:

Hank Phillipi Ryan - THE MURDER LIST; Linda LeGarde Grover –NIGHT OF MEMORY;

Meg Waite Clayton – LAST TRAIN TO LONDON ; Lynn Cullen – SISTERS OF SUMMIT AVENUE


Check out more details HERE.

Enjoy the Boom Site Literary Magazine

The Boom Site is a youth led literary magazine featuring the poetry, prose and visual arts of students from the St. Croix Valley. This issue was designed and created by 8th grade editor-in-chief Abby Huenink. Submissions are from students in Mahtomedi Middle School, Stillwater Middle School, Oakland Middle School, Stillwater High School, St. Croix Preparatory, Roseville High School, Park High School, and homeschooled youth.
Click HERE to read Boom Site issue 3.2!

Scroll down to see magazine published on StoryArk's Boom Site Literary page

Opportunities in Podcast, Film, Written Word

StoryArk now has two sessions per year:


  • Session 1 (September-March) includes StoryArk Network Live! where students share and discuss their stories with their peers and professional artists on February 22nd.
  • Session 2 (April-August) includes the StoryArk Festival where students share their stories with the community at the beginning of August.

Check out all our classes by clicking HERE. During Session 1:



Then, share your original creative work at StoryArk Network Live!, a day long affair at the Grand Banquet Hall in Stillwater on Saturday, February 22nd where youth share their original projects with each other and professional guest artists. Email Stephani at steph@storyark.org or call her at 651-417-6223 to receive a personal consultation on the best fit for your interests.
Know what you want to join? Register HERE.

All are welcome regardless of ability to pay. We never turn anyone away for financial reasons. We welcome students of all abilities and strive to make accommodations to meet all needs.

Submit and Subscribe!

The Boom Site Literary Magazine is the St. Croix Valley's first youth led literary publication, and is published two times a year digitally and once a year as a printed anthology. We aim to offer a safe space for students to submit their prose, poetry and visual arts creative endeavors to be enjoyed by fellow peers and community members. All are encouraged to subscribe. Students in grades sixth through twelve: submit your original short stories, poems, short films, songs, lyrics, photographs, and art today.

We empower student voices and equip young artists to succeed

StoryArk provides a variety of creative programming for youth, allowing them to tell their story through their chosen medium - whether that be a novel, poetry, film, song, podcast or anything else they can dream up. Student initiated and student led, each project is imagined, designed, and developed by youth. Professional authors, screenwriters, filmmakers, musicians, producers, directors and actors share their expertise and experience, helping students gain new skills in their craft and empowering them to become their best creative selves.


StoryArk is a 501c(3) tax exempt organization that seeks to serve the greater good.

Click HERE to DONATE today

StoryArk is a 501(c)3 organization