Seat of Her Pants Productions


Norah Dooley's widely acclaimed picture books, Everybody Cooks Rice et. als. from, are four titles in a series about her former neighborhood in Cambridge, MA.  She has also self-published 6 storytelling CDs.

With Alex Gerasev Norah is self publishing a new series of story books based on her telling and retellings of childhood anecdotes. My Bad Bad Dog is the first title in a series of 7 picture books.


 2015 - 2016 dates



Dec 6th 2015 -Storytelling Symposium at Central Square Theater,  4pm

Dec 6th 2015 -Storytelling Featured teller at Full Moon Story Slam - Newburyport, MA "Coincidence" 

Dec 7th 2015 COGEL Annual Conference at Fairmont Hotel, Boston, MA- Lecture and workshop on storytelling: "Hard Wired for Narrative"

Dec 14th 2015 • Bringing Back the Light • Folktales for the dark time of year, Featured teller at Connolly Branch Library, Jamaica Plain , Free, at 6pm.

Norah Dooley • Storyteller for Save the Harbor Summer 2015


Nov 21st2015 -Storytelling Armando with ImprovJones, Boston

Nov 19th 2015 -Visiting Author at Agawam Junior High School for 8th grades

Norah Dooley • Storyteller for Save The Harbor Summer 2015

    •    June 18th Constitution Beach, East Boston - beach party
    •    July 2nd Workshop at Save the Harbor - the staff of Better Beaches
    •    July 25th Red Rock Beach, Lynn MA -  beach fair
    •    July 28th Children's Museum - tourists and Bostonians on lunch break
    •    July 30th Carson Beach, South Boston - campers from Save The Harbor
    •    Aug 2nd Seafood Festival, Fish Pier Boston - all ages, tourists and locals
    •    Aug 8th Tenean Beach - Dorchester, neighborhood celebration, families
    •    Aug 12th South Boston, Neighborhood House, families
    •    Aug 14th Carson - Beach Bash, campers from all Grater Boston
    •    Aug 29th Savin Hill Beach Fest, Dorchester, neighborhood celebration
    •    Sept 26th Harbor Cruise, all Boston neighborhoods, all ages
    •    Oct 24th Harbor Cruise, all Boston neighborhoods, all ages
    •    Oct 29th Hull Life Saving Museum, Hull, surrounding South Shore communities
    •    Nov 20th Winthrop Public Library, Winthrop MA after schools, families, parents

Norah Dooley • Storyteller for READ BOSTON Storymobile: Professional storytellers perform and each child gets a new, high quality, picture book. I will be one of a dozen storytellers performing in 80 sites all over the city every weekday and some evenings too

READ BOSTON Storymobile: Summer 2015

Storytelling for young ones and their families. Performing 3 shows per day at various sites around the city of Boston at 10am, 11:15am and 1:15pm Listed below are the readily accessed public sites are the 11am show unless otherwise noted. See below and more info at Read Boston site.

Mon July 13 - Mattapan Library, 1350 Blue Hill Ave, Mattapan
Tue July 14 - Roxbury YMCA, 285 MLK Boulevard, Dorchester
Tue July 21 - Tierney Learning Center, 125 Mercer Street, South Boston
Wed July 22 - Kroc Center, 650 Dudley Street, Dorchester
Fri July 24- 10AM Children's Quarters, 36 1st Ave, and Charlestown Library, 179Main Street, Charlestown
Mon July 27 - Salvation Army Learning Center, Dorchester
Wed July 29- Billings Field, Centre Street and LaGrange Street, West Roxbury
Fri July 31- Boston Nature Center, 500 Walk Hill Street, Mattapan
Mon August 3- 10AM Copley Library, 700 Boylston Street, Boston Back Bay and 1:15pm Salvation Army 1500 Washington Street Library, South End
Wed August 5 - Grove Hall Library, 41 Geneva Avenue, Dorchester
Thurs August 6 - 10AM TADPole Playground at the Boston Common, Boston
Mon August 10 - United South End Settlements, 48 Rutland Street, South End
Wed August 12 - 10AM Lower Mills Library, 27 Richmond Street, Dorchester
Thurs August 13 - Connolly Library, 433 Centre Street, Jamaica Plain Gazette for details

Norah Dooley • Storyteller at Faneuil Hall Marketplace Summer 2015 An exciting new storytelling series is coming to Faneuil Hall Marketplace. Listen to imaginative stories narrated by one of our professional storytellers. You will find us at 10:30AM

July 7th Stories from the Neighbors
August 11th Stories from the Neighbors
October 27th Stories from the Neighbors

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