Melinda Campbell, Super: Woman In Tech

Super: Women In Tech presented by Diversa and Back Fence PDX will return for its second year on May 12. But first, check out this account from one of the storytellers from the first year, Melinda Campbell. Last year when I was invited to tell a story at Super: Women in Tech I had two initial thoughts in this order: … Read More


The first MAINSTAGE of our TENTH season was chock full of returning crowd favorites and some talented and compelling new storytellers. All telling true never-been-told stories based on the theme TRANSPLANTS. Think stories about moving from one place to another, transitions, finding yourself somewhere you don’t belong, and, of course, transplanting an organ from one body into another! This show … Read More

Oregon Tradeswomen, Inc. Fundraiser Videos

Each year, Back Fence PDX is proud to partner with different community non-profit organizations to put on storytelling events that increase awareness and aid for the orgs, in addition to creating entertaining evenings. Last September, we collaborated with Oregon Tradeswomen, Inc. to mount a fundraiser storytelling show as a part of their annual Tradeswomen Leadership Institute fundraiser efforts!

Upcoming Storytelling + Writing Classes at Literary Arts

Learn to tell your story through live storytelling or for the TV screen at one of the upcoming classes led by Back Fence PDX staff and favorite storytellers through Literary Arts! Just two classes left this Fall and Winter, don’t miss out on these chances to refine your skills & have some fun! …


==> tix: MISSION THEATER Wednesday November 14, 2012 | DOORS 6:00PM | SHOW 7:30PM $12* advance, $15 at door Announcing our stellar lineup of CATCH ME IF YOU CAN storytellers! EIREAN BRADLEY (PDX) Worked in Every Hipster Coffee Shop West of the Mississippi over the Past 15 Years + Plays Drums in Trash Gogomusic Band, Tiananmen Bear + Has … Read More


PRESENTING our JULY BACK FENCE PDX Storytelling SHOW (AND…A portion of the proceeds will BENEFIT FOR ROCK ‘N’ ROLL CAMP FOR GIRLS!*) This show is 21 yrs and over ONLY. FEATURING AMAZING & TRUE STORIES BASED ON THE THEME ‘CAMP’. Reserve your tickets NOW! :: Check out our amazing storytellers :: KERRY COHEN :: Psychotherapist + Author of Loose Girl BRUCE OBERG :: … Read More