Dungeons, Dragons and Storytellers

by Zalka Csenge Virág Zalka was our New Voices guest writer for the 4th quarter issue of Storytelling Magazine. Her article is posted here to inspire a place for discussion and follow-up. Comments encouraged! Many people see role-playing games (RPGs) as obscure imaginary worlds, heavy rulebooks, and nerdy teenagers rolling multi-sided dice in their mother’s…

The Impact of Exclusivity

By Katie Knutson Katie Knutson is our New Voices chairperson who shares her articles for Storytelling Magazine on our blog to inspire a place for discussion and follow-up.  Comments encouraged! Storytelling is the most effective tool I have found for teaching, connecting people, fostering understanding, and building community. When in a community, individual storytellers unite…

Inheriting the Life of the Party

by Adam Booth I recently attended a garden party in Cleveland to celebrate my friend Sarah’s musicology doctoral graduation. She has spent the past few years studying Anne Botta, a 19th century salonnière whose New York home was an important gathering place for writers, musicians, artists, and at times, celebrities. Sarah’s research looks past identifying…