The Kentucky Youth Storytelling competition is a statewide effort to develop, encourage, and highlight the talent of young storytellers.
Storytelling is an ancient practice. From cave dwellers to Cub Scout circles, the stories spun around a fire still burn today.
Kentucky Humanities has been awarded a grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities to expand the Prime Time Family Reading Time program to 20 public schools during 2018 and an additional 20 schools in 2019.
Registration is open for the Kentucky Storytelling Conference Nov. 3-4 at the Hotel Louisville.
The Kentucky Storytelling Conference is accepting workshop and pre-conference session proposals on any aspect of storytelling for the conference, scheduled for Nov. 3-4 at the Hotel Louisville. Workshop presenters will receive free conference registration and are paid an honorarium. The submission deadline is April 1. Click here for more information.
The Kentucky Storytelling Conference will be Nov. 4-5 at the Pike County Public Library District, Lee Avenue Branch, in Pikeville. The event includes featured storytellers Jonatha and Harold Wright, who specialize in Japanese, Ohio and Ohio Appalachian stories of all genres; as well as workshops on various aspects of storytelling, storytelling concerts, open-mic sessions and a competitive StorySlam. Advance registration [...]
Students can create their own interactive stories and games featuring their favorite characters from Odd Squad and Wild Kratts, to WordGirl and Ready Jet Go! with PBS KIDS ScratchJr, a creative coding app. The storytelling possibilities are endless with this free app, which is designed for children ages 5-8. Click here for more information or to download the app from [...]
The Kentucky Storytelling Conference is accepting workshop proposals on any aspect of storytelling for the conference Nov. 4-5 at the Pike County Public Library District’s Lee Avenue Branch in Pikeville. Workshop presenters will receive free conference registration and are paid a $175 honorarium for a 70-minute session or a $300 honorarium for a 135-minute session. The submission deadline is May [...]
The Kentucky Youth Storytelling competition, a statewide effort to develop, encourage and highlight the talent of young storytellers, is open to children ages 7-17. Video entries of a solo storyteller or a tandem team telling a single story should be submitted on DVD or via an electronic link. Winners will receive a $100 cash prize, a one-year membership in the [...]
The Kentucky Storytelling Conference will be Nov. 6-7 at Dale Hollow Lake State Resort Park in Burkesville. The Nov. 6 evening session includes featured storyteller Pat Nease, a three-time Florida champion liar, an open mic session and a Late Night Story Slam. The agenda for Nov. 7 includes workshops, open mic sessions and another evening concert. Advance registration discounts are [...]