Workshop aims to teach writing through storytelling

The Louisville Writing Project will host a professional development on how to use storytelling to inspire reluctant writers and achieve writing standards July 1-3 at Roosevelt-Perry Elementary School in Louisville. The workshop will be led by storyteller and teaching artist Randi Skaggs, who competes frequently in story slams – live storytelling competitions in which storytellers have five minutes each to [...]

By |2015-06-10T10:29:15-04:00June 11, 2015|

Kentucky Youth Storytelling contest open

The Kentucky Youth Storytelling competition, a statewide effort to develop, encourage, and highlight the talent of our young storytellers, is open to children ages 8-17. Participants submit a single 7- to 11-minute story told by one storyteller or a tandem team on DVD. Winners will receive a $100 cash prize, a one-year membership in the Kentucky Storytelling Association and the [...]

By |2015-05-06T15:37:39-04:00May 7, 2015|

Kentucky Storytelling Conference seeks proposals

The Kentucky Storytelling Conference is accepting workshop proposals on any aspect of storytelling for the conference Nov. 6-7 at Dale Hollow State Resort Park near Burkesville. 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. All workshops will be presented on Nov. 7. The [...]

By |2015-02-24T15:40:20-05:00February 26, 2015|

Storytelling festival at Cumberland Falls on April 11

Four nationally known storytellers will share the stage during a storytelling festival at Cumberland Falls State Resort Park on April 11. The program includes storytelling sessions, a wildlife program, tour of Cumberland Falls and frontier history. Cost is $3 per student. Chaperones and teachers are free. Vendors also will be demonstrating and selling traditional and Kentucky Made crafts all around the [...]

By |2014-03-19T12:04:26-04:00March 20, 2014|
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