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Everyone Love a Story!

People have been telling and listening to stories for generations. Now is your chance to hear stories while sitting in the comfort of your living room.

Stories entertain. Stories connect us to each other. We all have stories of joy, sorrow, loss, and hilarity.

Join us for the Online Texas Storytelling Festival March 11-14, 2021. Hear stories from over 60 different tellers.


There will be stories galore!

  • 17 different storytelling events

  • Ghost Stories

  • Texas Tales

  • Liars Contest

  • Youth Teller Showcase

  • Sacred Tales

  • Workshops


Meet Our Featured Tellers

Heather Forest shares her accumulative knowledge as a storyteller, author, musician and storytelling educator.  She has been on the storytelling scene for many years, bringing her love of folklore and folktales to us.  She is a recipient of the Circle of Excellence Award from by the National Storytelling Network.


Sam Payne is a storyteller, writer, singer/songwriter, radio personality and arts educator.  Sam has been telling, performing and guiding workshop attendees for the last 20 years.  Sam hosts The Apple Seed, an award-winning, national radio show on storytelling.  He brings his many talents today to help us find the reason for your story.


Donna is an award-winning recording artist and has performed at thousands of schools, libraries and numerous storytelling festivals throughout the country.  She loves offering workshops on writing, education and creative drama for librarians and educators.


Eth-Noh-Tec is made up of the husband-and-wife duo of Nancy Wang and Robert Kikuchi-Yngojo, who have contributed greatly to the Asian American performing arts movement. They have achieved the goals of their name: the weaving [tec] together of distinctive cultural elements of the East and West [eth] to create new possibilities [noh].



Register Today!

For more Festival information and registration:


American Sign Language Interpreters in all evening storytelling events.


For more information:,tsa@tejasstorytelling.comor (940) 380-9320.