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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. For questions or other assistance, contact grants@kystory.org


·       Receive "Storyteller Wanted" notices

Receiving Teller Wanted notices is an optional KSA Member benefit. 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 contact  roster@kystory.org to be added to, or removed from, the Teller Wanted list.

·       Receive member rates for the Kentucky Storytelling Conference. 

Family Memberships are eligible for the Family Pre-registration rates, or individual members in a Family Membership may pre-register at Individual KSA Member Pre-registration rates. Organization/Institution Memberships may register individuals from their organization/institution 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 via MailChimp.

·     Directory of Storytellers

KSA members may purchase a listing in the KSA Directory of Storytellers for $20 per year. Individuals affiliated with an Organizational/Institutional KSA membership need a letter from the organization/institution 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.

·         Participate in a KSA Members only Facebook Group

Communicate with other storytellers and story lovers. See postings especially for KSA members. Click here to get added!

  • 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.

  • National Storytelling Network Discounts

KSA Regular, Elder, Student Members are eligible for a 10% discount on National Storytelling Network membership. Directions for receiving and applying a Coupon Code are provided at the NSN website membership form.

  • Receive member discounts
  • Receive one vote on all matters decided by the membership


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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