Judy and her husband Jeff moved to Tennessee in 1994 and reside in beautiful Elizabethton, TN. No matter what adventures Judy has embarked on like joining the United States Air Force (1994 to 1979) to marrying her husband who joined the United States Navy after they were married. She has taken her love of adventure with her. No matter what place she has lived or traveled to she found all places magical and many stories of her adventures from flying airplanes, to sailing, to scuba diving to building a robot. Judy grew up in a large family of 12 children and they would share stories at the dinner table encouraged by her father. From the fascinating people from family to friends who have enriched her life and she loves to share these stories. Some of her favorite stories are from when she and her husband lived in Scotland, Guam and Alaska.Continue reading →
Sylvia grew up listening to her mother tell family stories. Through her animated style Sylvia’s stories captivate young and old alike, sometimes stretching deep into the soul. A former children’s librarian, she has been a storyteller and workshop presenter for … Continue reading →
Regional Events in 2021
Stone Soup Storytelling Festival
Woodruff, SC (864) 476-8770.
Mountain Echoes Festival: A Homecoming
Clyde, NC. (828) 627-4544.
Stories on Asheville’s Front Porch
Asheville, NC (828) 450-5462
Saturdays, June–August (Returning in 2021)
National Storytelling Festival
Jonesborough, TN. (800) 952-8392.
First Full Weekend in October
The Storytelling Festival of Carolina (Returning in 2021)
Laurenburg, NC (910) 291-0929.
Asheville Folk Art Center, Blue Ridge Parkway.
Sunday before Thanksgiving
Sponsored by Asheville Storytelling Circle, Southern Highlands Craft Guild, and the National Storytelling Network.
Chuck Fink dove into the art of storytelling at age 64. He has appeared in numerous shows throughout the Asheville area and Jonesborough TN, telling personal stories filled with angst, drama and a healthy dose of humor. … Continue reading →
Catherine Yael is a native of Asheville and spent much of her life in Western North Carolina– most recently in Waynesville. She is a product of a private Catholic girls’ academy education and degrees granted by 5 public and private … Continue reading →
The Singer of Stories, Donna Marie Todd is a professional storyteller, singer, writer and teaching artist. She provides programs, workshops and retreats for conferences, schools, and churches. Expect to hear fabulous singing when she visits – she received her vocal … Continue reading →
Charlie has been telling stories to family and friends all of his life, but publicly for the past twelve years. All of his stories are true . . . some of them actually happened! His stories are humorous or thoughtful, … Continue reading →
The Storytelling Sims are Humorists, Historians & Tandem Tellers. This charming couple entertains with tales from Tradition, Legend, Lore, Literature & Life. 24 consecutive years performing at the nationally renowned “Florida Folk Festival;” 15 years stepping aboard St. Johns Riverkeeper … Continue reading →