This week’s teller in residence: Donna Washington
The International Storytelling Center is pleased to welcome Donna Washington from North Carolina as this week’s teller in residence.
Donna Washington has traveled the world since 1989 sharing her stories and presenting workshops about the inextricable link between storytelling and literacy. She has performed in hundreds of festivals across the country as well as thousands of schools and libraries. Washington’s nine storytelling CDs have garnered twenty-six awards, including Gold and Silver Parent’s Choice and National Parenting Publication awards. She is the author of five books for children, and writes a popular storytelling blog called Language, Literacy and Storytelling.
“For Donna Washington, the moon can break like glass, snakes and skulls can talk, frogs can explode, and words can be magic.” – Herald Sun, Durham, NC
Washington will appear in matinee performances at 2 p.m., daily, Tuesday, September 5th through Saturday, September 9th. Reservations are recommended as seating is limited. For reservations call (800) 952-8392 or (423) 913-1276.
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Visit Donna’s website.
*Photo by JonathanMVanArk