Community Storytellers

Storytelling Links

Storytelling Organizations
National Storytelling Network
Storytelling Association of California
Storytelling Toronto
The Storytelling Center, Inc., New York City

Storytelling Festivals - California
Bay Area Storytelling Festival
Mariposa Storytelling Festival
Ojai Storytelling Festival
Sierra Storytelling Festival

Storytelling Festivals - National and International
National Storytelling Festival
Toronto Festival of Storytelling

Storytelling Resources
Aaron Shephard's retellings of folk tales, ready to tell or to use as Reader's Theater
American Folklore - folktales, myths, legends from U.S., Canada, Mexico
Andrew Lang's books on line
Australian Stories
British Myth, Legend and Folklore
Canadian Storytellers Directory
Catch the Storybug _ Karen Chace's web site which includes many resources, teacher resources, Storytelling Magazine articles and
Folklore and Mythology - Electronic Texts
Folktales Every Child Should Know
Generosity of Spirit: Myths and Folktales
Hasidic Stories
Healing Story Alliance
Internet Sacred Text Archive
Love Deities in Greek Mythology
Mother Goose Rhymes
Mythology, Fariy Tales, Sacred Texts, Folklore, Holidays, and more
Nasreddin Hodja
Public Domain Resources
Spirit of Trees - folktales and myths
Stories for Holidays
Story Lovers World - a compendium by topic of stories and story references
Storytelling - current articles on how storytelling is being used as an effective communication
Storytell Listserv - storytellers from around the world join in conversation, questions, and announcements
Storytelling in the Classroom
Storytelling in Schools - summary of research demonstrating effectiveness of storytelling in schools
SurLaLune Fairy Tales - 49 annotated fairy tales
Tim Sheppard’s Storytelling Resources
The Internet Sacred Text Archive - religion, mythology, folklore and the esoteric
The Online Books page
The Ultimate Storytelling Guide - lots of ideas on how to be an effective storyteller
Zensufi Park - zen and sufi stories