Witkins Productions

authorphotomeJess Witkins is a storyteller, performer, writer, blogger, and director/producer for Listen to Your Mother – La Crosse. She is the owner of Witkins Productions, LLC. 


Here’s where you can find writing samples, events, and performances.



Storytime for Adults
Why should kids have all the fun? Join La Crosse Public Library for this adult storytime event at Turtle Stack Brewery in La Crosse, WI. Jess is a regular performer.

July 9th, 2019 (Theme: Darwin Awards)

August 13, 2019 (Theme: Stranger Than Fiction)

September 10, 2019 (Theme: Burn After Reading)


Coulee Parenting Connection
When Motherhood Ends Too Soon

L.I.N.K. Magazine
Good Fiction Evokes Empathy: An Interview with Nickolas Butler

Wisconsin Parent
Peshtigo’s Forgotten Fire
Lions and Tigers and…A Great Lesson in Circus History

The Wedding Magazine
Get Your Body Wedding Ready; Secrets to a Successful Marriage (pg. 41, 43)

Member Spotlights for YMCA La Crosse
Sydney Fitzpatrick
Tony and Marina Toledo


Jess is a storyteller and voiceover artist.

Current Project: Dark La Crosse Podcast Stories for La Crosse Public Library Archives Department


Writing Groups

Are you in the Coulee Region? Jess is co-president of the nonprofit writers community, Mississippi Valley Writers Guild, which has four critique groups and hosts numerous readings and author events. Consider joining! Or follow us on Facebook for writing prompts, submission calls, and writing related news!


performance collagePhoto credits include: Chuck Charbeneau, Tim Gongaware, and Matt Monsoor

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