Special Interest Groups

Special Interest Groups (SIG)

A Special Interest Group (SIG) is a formal group created by National Storytelling Network (NSN) members joining together within the structure of NSN for a common purpose, exploring their area of interest in storytelling. SIG members pay additional dues to support SIG activities, such as workshops sessions, publications, mentoring programs, etc. You must be a member of NSN to join a Special Interest Group.

Kamishibai Storytelling Alliance (KSA)
A group focused on kamishibai storytelling, a form of visual storytelling invented in Japan.

Producers and Organizers (PRO)
Storytelling events don’t happen without effort.

Storytelling In Organizations (SIO)
Narrative insights into the contemporary business scene.

Youth, Educators and Storytellers (YES) Alliance
Teaches to tell, and tells to teach.

Discussion Groups:

A Discussion Group, more informal than a SIG and charging no dues, assists NSN members in contacting other members who share a common storytelling interest. You must be a member of NSN to join an NSN discussion group.

Fairy Tale Lobby (Discussion Group)
A dialogue for storytellers and story lovers.

Environmental Storytelling (Discussion Group)
Telling stories for environmental education and advocacy

Interfaith (Discussion Group)
Story in service to interfaith peace and understanding.

Storytell Listserve (Discussion Group)
A forum sponsored by the National Storytelling Network of more than 900 subscribers worldwide for discussions about storytelling. 

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