This Really Happened

This Really Happened is a live storytelling evening where participants tell true stories in front of an audience without notes. Selected stories from these live events appear on our website.

TRH at WordFest: Call for submissions

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This Really Happened, the popular nonfiction storytelling series, is coming back to Calgary’s WordFest on October 16th. We’re looking for stories on the theme of CRIME AND PUNISHMENT: stories about small offences, divine retribution, or actual felonies.

Modernist Man by Jeff Gandell

Jeff Gandell tells the story of how he came to believe that losing his virginity would help him stop losing his hair. He told his story live at This Really Happened at the Blue Metropolis Montreal International Literary Festival on April 26, 2013.

What not to expect when you’re expecting by Andrea Stanford

Andrea Stanford tells the story of how her upstairs neighbours ruined her Type A pregnancy planning. She told her story at This Really Happened at the Blue Metropolis Montreal International Literary Festival on April 26, 2013.

This Really Happened at Blue Met 2013

TRH FINAL MEDIUM

Back by popular demand, This Really Happened returns to the Blue Metropolis International Literary Festival, on April 26th at the Opus Hotel in Montreal. Come hear stories about reinventions, reincarnations, and major rewrites. Get your tickets early as last year’s event sold out!