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Lyn Ford performs as ISC’s Teller-in-Residence September 19-23, 2017

This week’s teller in residence: Lyn Ford

Posted by ISC Staff on September 19, 2017

Lyn Ford, this week’s teller in residence, joins ISC from Ohio. A nationally recognized and award-winning fourth-generation storyteller, author and educator, Lyn Ford shares folktale adaptations, spooky tales, and original stories rooted in her family’s multicultural African American heritage. Continue Reading »

2017 Storytelling Studio Schedule Announced

Posted by ISC Staff on September 01, 2017

The 2017 schedule for the popular Storytelling Studios has just been released! Continue Reading »

The Gee’s Bend Quilters

Posted by ISC Staff on September 06, 2017

Every year, months before the first weekend in October, volunteers begin cutting some 14,000 fabric swatches that will serve as tickets at the National Storytelling Festival. Continue Reading »

The Shoe Swap

Posted by ISC Staff on September 06, 2017

Yesterday, I met up with a friend at a tea house just over the mountain in Asheville. It was a funky Eastern-style place where you take your shoes off before taking a seat on a raised platform with cushions. Continue Reading »