Storyteller Harlynne Geisler


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OKLAHOMA ———————

Ardmore The WordWeavers meet irregularly in Ardmore. Contact: Valerie Kimble, 580-226-3980,, Send mail to 700 Rosewood, Ardmore OK 73401
Midwest City The WayWord Tellers meet at 7 P.M. on the fourth Tuesday of most months at the Midwest City Library, 8143 E Reno, Contact: Rosemary Czarski, 405-399-9470,
Norman The Story Circle meets irregularly at the Goodridge Memorial United Methodist Church, 200 W Hayes in Norman. Contact Marilyn Hudson, 321-4451,, web for
dates and times.
Oklahoma City Boomer Storytellers Toastmasters Boomer Storytellers meet the first and third Mondays at the Aloha Gardens, I-240 and Penn. at 7 PM (dinner at 6 P.M). Contact Don Dillon 364-7447 or Marge Smith 685-9884.
Tulsa Tulsey Town Yarnspinners The Tulsey Town Yarnspinners meet irregularly in informal settings to story swap, practice storytelling, do workshops, book-talks, share anecdotes and memories to encourage the storytelling tradition. Contact: Darla L'Allier, 918-250-7307,, web site, U S Mail to 1954 W. 48 PL Tulsa OK 74107
Oklahoma City WayWord Tellers MAY meet on the 4th Tuesday of most months at the Midwest City Library, 8143 E Reno, To make sure, phone 405-732-4828, email
Wordweavers MAY meet 2nd Tuesday of the month on the University of Oklahoma, Gittenger Hall in Faculty Lounge in Norman. To make sure, contact: Tim Tingle 830-899-5678
OU STORY WEAVERS contact is Kristie Ames at 360-0878 or email url: They meet in the second floor lounge of the Jim Thorpe Multi-cultural center.
The Territory Tellers is a statewide organization of story listeners, storytellers and all that share an interest in the art of storytelling. The Territory Tellers helps individuals and groups find a storyteller for a concert or workshop by providing the names and contact information of storytellers and local storytelling groups upon request. For this assistance, contact Rosemary Czarski at 405-399-9470 or email (Use this email also to get onto the email newsletter of storytelling events list) or visit the web site at
May or June every year: Bartlesville SunFest 918-333-7390
Fran Stallings website:

OREGON ——————

Thomas Doty -- Storyteller, Author, Teacher is Storyteller in Residence at Dragonfly Place in the Siskiyou Mountains of southern Oregon and has been performing and teaching native stories since 1981. To get on his email list of upcoming shows: Phone: (541) 482-3447 / (800) 582-2472 Snail Mail: PO Box 3397, Ashland OR 97520 E Mail: Web Site:
Tapestry of Tales: a Family Storytelling Festival every Nov. Portland, The Multnomah County Library. Contact Alison Kastner at alisnk@multcolib.or or at 503-988-5382. The web page is


Monthly Northwest Story Swap in Philadelphia area. Held in member's homes. 215-635-5450
Third Wed. of each month. Wednesday Night at the Philadelphia Museum of Art. Jan-June, 2001. (Shows in Apr. and May are 5:45 and 6:45). June 20 the telling will be at 5:30 in Great Stair Hall. 215-684-7860.
All summer: During the summer Allegheny Storytellers of Pa tell ghost stories at Baker Mansion, a local historical spot. This is a paid event and the only one that gives us any revenue. We split the proceeds equally with the Blair Co. Historical Society. Contact Jan for info.
Patchwork is a storytelling guild in the Philadelphia area. It has an annual spring retreat, and its members tell at many venues. Call Vicky Town at 610-626-9675 for info.
An new performance series, TROUBADOURS AND RACONTEURS, is open at the Allens Lane Art Center. Sponsored by Patchwork, this eclectic venue will feature musicians and storytellers in varied programs for adult audiences. The show begins at 7:30. Tickets are $5.00 and can be purchased at the door. The great restaurants of Mt. Airy and Chestnut Hill have agreed to sponsor the performances. You may want to come early and have dinner, support the sponsoring restaurant, then head over to Allens Lane which is only a short jaunt away. Some performances are sponsored by Cafette at 8136 Ardleigh St. in the Chestnut Hill section of Philadelphia. Call 215 / 242-4220 for reservations for parties of 5 or more. (The Allens Lane Art Center is located at Allens Lane and McCallum Streets in northwest Philadelphia. Call 215/248-2510.
Midatlantic StoryTellers (MAST). Our mission is to produce storytelling events that provide opportunities to advance the art of storytelling and improve the skills of those who practice it. would like to be on the snail-mail list for MAST events please send your name and U.S. mail address to Works In Progress, the journal of storytelling is at
Monthly: Altoona. 7:00 pm. Stories at the Library. Contact: Jan Kinney, 814-943-1080,


Ongoing League for the Advancement of New England Storytelling (LANES) is the Northeastern regional organization for storytelling. Lists events throughout the New England states.
Little Rest Storytellers meet monthly, 2nd Tues., for story-swaps and story games. Next meeting: March 14. (401) 847-5148 or Jeanne Bent (401) 826-1590.
Westerly, RI: 1st Mondays 7:30-9pm. Westerly Public Library. Jeanne Donato (401) 596-0886.
Portsmouth: 3rd Tues. 6:30pm, Oct-June at Portsmouth Public Library. Story swaps, info, workshops and other story stuff. Free and open to the public. 401-847-5418
Wyoming, R.I.: cafe every second Friday has storytelling and spoken word arts.
Johnnycake Festival held annually.

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