Connections < MRM & Friends  

National Storytelling Network

Information about storytellers and events in US with some international connections. Members receive Storytelling Magazine bi-monthly. Anyone who is serious about storytelling needs to be connected through this membership organization. is a free web site. Any storyteller can obtain a personal page here for a simple barter with site manager Sean Buvala. Check the site for audio-tales, storytelling advice, calendars.

Storytelling FAQ

Site maintained by Tim Sheppard in England. Great "frequently asked questions" page. Lots of storytelling connections.

Eric Wolf Podcast

"The Art of Storytelling with Children"

Podcast hosted by Eric Wolf. Many tellers have been interviewed in this weekly podcast.

Heather Forest Site

Suggestions for storytelling in the classroom, lesson plans, articles.

Doug Lipman Site

Lots of advice for storytellers. You can get on his free email list and receive mini-advice pages frequently.

Healing Story Alliance

Brian Sturm Links to Tale Texts

Links to full tale texts and to info on using motif-indexes.

More Sturm Tale Text Links

More links to full tale texts. Sturm teaches Children's Literature and Storytelling at The University of North Carolina.

Brian Sturm Children's Lit Links

Several links to good sites about Children's Literature

Society of Children's Book Writers and Illustrators Site

Picture Book Month

International Contacts

For articles by tellers from 22 countries about their storytelling scene see Storytelling Magazine, March/April 2002.

International Festival and Guild Sites:


Canada, Storytellers of Canada/Conteurs de Canada

Canada, Toronto

Canada, Victoria



Great Britain





Northern Ireland


Vancouver, B.C.