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Wandering Storytellers

Featured Teller Events

·         Enjoy well-told stories by featured storytellers!

o   April 27, 2017 – Don Ray Smith –

§  Listen to Don Ray’s story for The Moth

§  Read about his book of short stories, Feel My Humerus

§  Read about his novel, Racebook, Or, How He Found His Nubian Prin-cess


o   May 25, 2017 – Thomas Burnette


o   July 27, 2017 – Jonatha Wright


o   August 31, 2017 – Ray Mendenhall


o   October 26, 2017 – Octavia Sexton


o   November 30, 2017 – Lee Edgerton


·         Plus, Open Mic Storytelling -- Try your hand at storytelling during open mic time (10-minute time limit) during the open mic segments of Featured Teller events or be an enthusiastic, supportive member of the audience for those who decide to give storytelling a go!

WHERE? Lexington Public Library, 140 E Main Street, Lexington, KY

      Free parking

o   in surface lot off Hernando Alley

o   In Library parking garage off Hernando Alley for two hours with ticket validation at library circulation desk.

WHEN? 7:00 – 8:45 p.m. last Thursdays (see dates in list above)

COST: $5 donation gladly accepted in support of KSA programs.


Story Slams

·         Competitive Storytelling


·         Five-Minute time limit


·         Stories must be true and have happened to you


·         Prize awarded to the winner


WHERE & WHEN? StorySlams wander about town – in keeping with the Wandering Storytellers name.  StorySlams will be happening in June, September, and December. Cover: $5.00.  To learn the specific date, time, and location, visit the KSA Event Calendar  or sign up to receive announcements from KSA via Mail Chimp.


Got a Wandering Storytellers question?  Email wanderingtellers@kystory.org or

call Jerry 859-266-0841 or Kerry 859-492-2829.


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