Loren Niemi


Loren Niemi is an innovative storyteller, published poet who has been telling to audiences of all ages in urban and rural settings for more than three decades. He is the author of the award winning “The New Book of Plots” and co-author with Elizabeth Ellis of the critically acclaimed, “Inviting the Wolf In: Thinking About Difficult Stories” about the value and necessity of stories that are difficult to tell and hard to hear.

Loren is the producer of Two Chairs Telling spoken word series which is presented the 2nd Tuesday of the month at the Bryant Lake Bowl in Minneapolis. He teaches Storytelling in the Theater Program at Metro State University and provides workshops, presentation and performance coaching, essential message framing and consulting services for individuals, businesses, nonprofits and government agencies around the country.