Lyn Ford

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 Appalachian (Affrilachian) heritage.  Ford’s “Home-Fried Tales” are seasoned with rhythm, rhyme, audience interaction, humor, and heart.  Lyn is a teaching artist with the Ohio Alliance for Arts Education, a workshop facilitator for the Ohio-based collaborative initiative of the Kennedy Center, and a Thurber House mentor for young authors.  She is also an award-winning author and a two-time recipient of the NSN ORACLE Circle of Excellence award. 

“An exceptional artist.”  – Jim Arter, Greater Columbus Arts Council

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