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Event Calendar

Welcome to the KSA Event Calendar, a list of public storytelling events in Kentucky and nearby areas of adjoining states. Events happening in Kentucky and broadcasts originating in Kentucky are highlighted.


January         February       March                         April  

May                June               July                August

September   Kentucky Storytelling Month

October         November    December

24/7                Weekly          Monthly


Types of event activities are designated as follows:

ASL – American Sign Language Interpreted

B – Broadcast or Podcast

C - Competition (any storytelling event awarding prizes)
D - Deadline
F - Festival

K - Event offered by the Kentucky Storytelling Association
O – Open Mic/Story Swap, where anyone may tell a story

P – Performance
W – Workshop, class, course, retreat

Y - Event pertaining to youth storytelling

Note: Some events offer more than one type of activity.


To submit an event, please click here or write your listing using the format shown below and send it to calendar@kystory.org.  Events must be open to the public, except in September when any Kentucky event, public or private, will be listed in honor of Kentucky Storytelling Month.


Format (Arial, 12 point, please)

Type of event using codes above, day of the week, date, city, state. Title of event, brief description, Details: contact information



C, O – Tuesday, January 31, Louisville, KY.  The Moth Story Slam. Theme: Risk. Details: https://themoth.org/events/voyage-louisville


O – Monday, February 20, Louisville, KY. Tale Talk, a gathering of storytellers and listeners, 6:30 p.m. Free. Details: James “Thorny” Eiler 812-725-5229 or https://www.facebook.com/groups/Tale.Talk/




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