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·         Receive the Kentucky Storytelling Association Newsletter

Published 4 times a year.  See the Newsletter Archive on this website.

·         Access to KSA Member mini-grants

KSA offers a matching mini-grant program to help members fund storytelling projects. To receive grant guidelines, contact grants@kystory.org


·         Receive "Storyteller Wanted" notices

All KSA members are eligible for the "Storyteller Wanted" distribution list. When an event planner contacts KSA looking for a storyteller, every person on the Teller Wanted list receives a notice with contact information for the event planner. Tell KSA you want to be on the Teller Wanted list when you join, or notify roster@kystory.org if you want to be added or removed from the Teller Wanted list.

·         Receive member rates for the Kentucky Storytelling Conference. 

Family memberships are eligible for Family Conference Pre-registration rates, or individual family members may pre-register for the Conference at KSA Member Pre-registration rates. Organization/Institution members may send individuals from their organization/institution to the Conference at the KSA Member Pre-registration rates.

·       Receive news between KSA Newsletters

Information on grants, workshops, storytelling festivals, and other events is sent to all KSA members.

·         Directory of Storytellers

KSA members may purchase a listing in the KSA Directory of Storytellers for $20 per year. Individuals affiliated with an Institution/Organization need a letter verifying their affiliation to purchase a listing. To submit or purchase a listing, click here.

·         Opportunity to help produce KSA events & activities

KSA members help produce KSA events by volunteering to serve on KSA programming & activity committees. If you would enjoy working with other KSA members to promote Kentucky Storytelling Month, to produce the Kentucky Storytelling Conference, Wandering Storytellers events, or Kentucky Youth Storytelling program, or to assist KSA with other activities, please visit the KSA volunteer page and answer the survey there, or write volunteers@kystory.org  and describe how you’d like to be involved.

  • Receive member discounts
  • Receive one vote on all matters decided by the membership
  • Purchase Discount KSA Gift Memberships

KSA members receive a $10 discount on the purchase of gift memberships for new KSA members. To purchase a Gift Membership, click here.

  • Receive Discount Coupons for New Members

When you join KSA or renew your KSA membership, you’ll receive a $10 discount coupon you may give to a potential new KSA member.

  • National Storytelling Network Discounts

KSA Regular, Elder, Student Members are eligible for a 10% discount on National Storytelling Network membership. Contact secretary@kystory.org or write KSA, P O Box 4148, Frankfort, KY 40604-4148 for the coupon code you will need to secure this discount.


Who May Join? 
KSA Membership is open to everyone. Payment of dues is the only membership requirement.


  • Regular Individual: $25 per year
  • Elders over 65: $20 per year
  • Students: $15 per year
  • Family (to include all members of one family, living in the same household, or members supported by family away attending school): $50 per year
  • Institution/Organization: $60 per year

To Join: 

We accept dues by mail or online through PayPal. Click here for the KSA Membership Form

Donations are also welcome.


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