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Find out what’s happening at the International Storytelling Center and learn about the latest news in the world of storytelling. 

To keep you informed, ISC continually provides updates and news-related content including developments, statistics, trends, commentary, photos and video.

Introducing the Merle Davis Story Listener Fund

Posted by ISC Staff on April 18, 2018

The International Storytelling Center (ISC) is pleased to announce the establishment of a new fund that will help one audience member cover the cost of attending the National Storytelling Festival each year.

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Me in Place and the Place in Me

Posted by ISC Staff on April 18, 2018

I recently visited a friend Derry, in Northern Ireland, after attending the funeral of a Rotarian mentor, Ian Geddes, in Edinburgh.

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Storytelling Live! tickets are on sale now.

Posted by ISC Staff on February 28, 2018

Tickets for the 17th season of Storytelling Live!, the International Storytelling Center’s renowned Teller-in-Residence series are on sale now!

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Stories in Motion: You’re never too young to change the world.

Posted by ISC Staff on February 21, 2018

While it’s never too late to start feeding your creativity, some authors and artists begin the process early.

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The Power of Youth

Posted by ISC Staff on February 21, 2018

I became a high school art teacher at age 22. Art came easily to me.

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Connection Points

Posted by ISC Staff on January 9, 2018

I’ve kept a journal since I was six years old. Sometimes I’ve been more active in it, other times I’ve not.

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Storyteller’s Corner

Posted by ISC Staff on January 9, 2018

Our storytellers share their 2018 stories

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Stories in Motion: Ringing in the New

Posted by ISC Staff on January 9, 2018

Getting to know New Year’s traditions from around the world

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Story Quilts

Posted by ISC Staff on December 20, 2017

As we head into the high holiday season, we can't stop thinking about the prospect of cozying up under our favorite quilts after a big family meal.

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Kids Press Reports in on the National Storytelling Festival

Posted by ISC Staff on December 19, 2017

t may have taken them some time, but the wait will be well worth it: Kid Press, a special press corps made up of reporters from a local Girl Scout Troop, has filed their stories about the National Storytelling Festival.

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