A teenager returns from church camp determined to find proof of whether or not angels are real; an experiment with lasting ramifications (adapted from two true family stories and written as fundraising support for Artist Soapbox’s audio production of Jesus Pancake).

Tiny Pandemic Gift

A spoken word piece about briefly caring for an infant during pandemic (written for A Shared Table #Storylab).

Artist Soapbox, episode 98: Compassion, Care and Children’s Lit with Amber Wood, the Storylady

“Would you like to hear a story? How about a song? Enjoy a conversation with Amber Wood about self-care, children’s literature, feelings, breathing and much more (including a song for self-soothing!).”


A Shared Table: A Creative Lab for Storytelling
A Shared Table’s Creative Lab for Storytelling was sponsored by CCENA – Centre for Community Engaged Narrative Arts. Artists involved: Bernadette Arthur, Eli Farinango @elifarinango, Rafay Ahmad @frethus, Rucha @resilientrucha, Sobia @sobiamahmood1 Amber Wood @lightbulbheart, Sarah Barnhart @mydadandmeeverydayornaments, Patricia Wright.
🌿Filmed and Photographed by @vueloconLosAngeles@jvasquez00
The fruits of our labours can be found on the A Shared Table website.
Miss Rumphius
Story by Barbara Cooney.
Conceptualized and directed by Heidi Anderson.
Reader: Amber Wood.
Dancers: Leah Conder, Del Crawford, Lynette Hauser, Bria Long, Schwaan Rowell.
Performed at TRDance, Norfolk, VA May 5, 2018.

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