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contact info for Kentucky Storytelling Association: P O Box 4148, Frankfort, KY 40604-4148  secretary@kystory.org

Annual Conference

Kentucky Storytelling Conference 2018

November 16 – 17, 2018

Owensboro Convention Center

501 W 2nd St, Owensboro, KY 42301


Pre-registration Discount DeadlineOctober 15, 2018

Register here.

Pre-registration discount payments need to arrive online or be postmarked by October 15th.

Full Pre-Conference and Conference registration payments will also be accepted at the door.


Continuing Education – up to 16 hours

5.75 hours during the Pre-Conference

10.25 hours on Friday & Saturday at the Conference

See the Schedule for details.

"Whether you love to hear stories or tell stories,
you’ll want to be here."

Open Mic Stories (when anyone may tell a story)

Story Store (things to buy)

Door Prizes (things to win)

Freebie Table (things to take)



Featured Teller – Terry Rollins



Terry Rollins grew up in rural North Carolina where stories were often shared around the kitchen table and on the front porch.  As a professional storyteller for the past 30 years, he has continued to share stories and folktales that carry you back in time to a simpler, less complicated place. Terry lives in coastal Carolina, in the land of Blackbeard.  He leads the historic ghost walk in Washington, NC, the first town in America named for George Washington.  In addition to his love of pirate tales and ghost stories, Terry enjoys sharing humorous stories and folktales with his mischievous grin and mercurial energy! Terry is the Youth Services Librarian at the Brown Library in historic Washington, NC.

Accessibility: Wheelchair Accessible Symbol All Facilities Accessible

Do you need other accommodations so events will be accessible? Please tell us. Use the Registration form, email Conference2018@kystory.org or call 859-940-1735.



Sign Language Interpreters will be provided for the Friday and Saturday night concerts. Sign Language Interpreters for the Friday Pre-conferences, Friday Liar’s Contest, and Saturday daytime Conference sessions are provided upon request only. If you plan to attend the conference, please contact us as soon as possible.

If you are visually impaired, and you wish to have an assistant accompany you, your assistant will not be charged a registration fee. All other expenses for your assistant are your responsibility.  









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