Storytellers You Should Know


This interview with Gwen Caldwell and Jiaan Powers was conducted in Spring 2012 by LS5633 student Leslie Wesson:




These are storytellers, living and deceased, whose work you should know. You can find on audio or video recordings and online examples of their work. Do NOT miss the opportunity to listen to their work or even better, see/hear them live!


Joseph Bruchac: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Joseph_Bruchac
YouTube: "Amankamek and Red Flower"

Gwen Caldwell: http://www.gwencaldwell.com/
Click on Video and CD

Gladys Caines Coggswell, Storyteller-in-Residence, Mark Twain Museum, Hannibal, Missouri: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=R8pGsL518Ys

Donald Davis: http://www.ddavisstoryteller.com/

Heather Forest: http://storyarts.org/
YouTube Video: The Lute Player

Robert Fulghum: http://www.robertfulghum.com/
YouTube Video: "Musical Chairs"

Kendall Haven: http://www.kendallhaven.com/
YouTube Video: Kendall Haven talking about Story Proof and A Crash Course in Storytelling

Joe Hayes: Biographical Information: http://www.sfaol.com/life/hayes.html
YouTube Video: "The Gum Chewing Rattlesnake"
YouTube Video: "A Spoon for Every Bite"

Mary Jo Huff: Biographical Information: http://storytellin.com/about/
YouTube Video: "Mr. Wiggle and Mr. Waggle"
You Tube Video: "Peeper Puppet Fun Video"

Jay O'Callahan: http://www.ocallahan.com/
Three Stories on this Web site: http://www.ocallahan.com/video/index.html

Jiaan Powers: http://www.jiaanpowers.com/
Go to Gallery to view the video: "The Three Wishes"

Gayle Ross: Biographical Information: http://www.ferrum.edu/applit/bibs/ross.htm
YouTube Video: "The Rosebuds" and "Rabbit and Possum"

Tim Tingle: http://www.timtingle.com/

YouTube Video: "How Rabbit Got His Short Tail"

Jackie Torrance (deceased): http://jackietorrence.com/