From video lists to academic papers, the art and practice of storytelling has a wide impact. Peruse just a few of our favorite examples below.


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Learn from the Masters Series

Watch master storytellers in action at the National Storytelling Festival, filmed live from the Family Tent.

Suggested Videos

From a special interview with Navajo Code Talker Peter MacDonald, to our Freedom Stories Project, to a specially curated list of Storytelling TED Talks, explore this collection of videos and resources on the power of storytelling.

Blogs, News, and Stories in Motion

We’re always looking for new ways to share our story as an organization. Consider this your one-stop-shop for official announcements, upcoming events, our President’s travel diaries, industry news, archival recordings from our tellers, and more.

Beyond Intuition: Report

In 2004, ISC partnered with the Krispy Kreme Foundation and Project Zero at the Harvard School of Education to develop a report on the effects of story work in education, organization, and peace and conflict resolution.

Freedom Stories Social Impact Report

When the Covid-19 pandemic forced the Freedom Stories project to go entirely online, we had no idea the impact that would cause. Rather than reaching just Central Appalachia, we ended up reaching the nation. Read our comprehensive report which speaks not only to the success of this project, but to the power of storytelling as a tool to foster dialogue and compassion. 

ISC Gift Shop

Need some hard copies of your favorite teller’s books and CDs? Peruse our online gift shop for the latest storytelling merchandise. 

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