New ACLU Storytelling Program at TSU to Train Advocates for Criminal Justice Reform

Houston, TX  August 2, 2018 The ACLU and Texas Southern University (TSU) are joining together to tackle criminal justice reform by fostering storytellers — a first of its kind storytelling bureau in the U.S.A. The program will train students who have been impacted by the criminal justice system how to tell their stories in public forums such as the state …

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Dastangoi: Art of ancient storytelling finds a new audience

The Times of India     August 12, 2018 Summary At a small eatery in the city, a niche group has gathered to hear stories. A dastango is spinning yarn with subjects as ddiverse as love, philosophy, wars, deceit or just fantasy. This is the world of Dastangoi — the art of storytelling which was popular in …

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NSN Vision

By Bill Wight, NSN Board Chair You and Your Story Belong Here! I’d like to extend my remarks from our recently-completed Summit. The National Storytelling Network stands at a pivotal point in our history. It seems that we must grow or die. Continuing on our present course would likely exhaust our financial reserves within the …

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Book Review: Trail Guide for a Crooked Heart: Stories and Reflections for Life’s Journey

By Kevin Cordi Book Review: Trail Guide for a Crooked Heart: Stories and Reflections for Life’s Journey A student follows a wise philosopher for years. He wants to know all that he knows. He wants to understand how this philosopher is able to assemble complete strangers together. He desires to know how he can help …

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‘Born This Way’ storytelling event in northern India

Bhopal, Utter Pradesh, Northern India,     July 9, 2018 Summary Bhopal Pride at Baithak – The Art House created a safe space for people to express themselves re. their sex, gender sexuality and the difference between them. A participant Chandni said, “Defining humans is the worst thing we can do. Let’s not look at anyone with the …

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New York State Fair holds first storytelling competition

WSYR-TV, Syracuse, NY,     July 7, 2018 Summary For the first time, the New York State Fair will have a two-day storytelling event, on Friday and Saturday, August 31 and September 1. Friday night’s event will be a competition called The Great New York State Story Slam, in which 10 people will be chosen randomly.  They will …

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