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General Resources

Greater Columbus Arts Council 
home of the Artists in the Schools project

Ohio History Center 
At 800 E. 17th Ave, Columbus, houses the Ohio History Connection, the museum, the Archives/Library, the Ohio Historic Preservation Office, and the Ohio Village. SOCO members volunteer for many events there and we present Tellabration and Fireside Tales there as well.


Jackie Baldwin's Story Lover's site 
Has a wide range of stories and other resources


Sean Buvala's  
Numerous resources including tellers' directory listings, the audio stories and the events calendar....


Karen Chace's 
A garden of resources for storytellers, teachers & kids

Tim Sheppard's Storytelling Resources 
Comprehensive collections, for storytellers, of articles, links, and information on the oral tradition and the art of storytelling. 


Central Ohio Folk Festival
local music and folk arts festival--always the first full weekend (including Friday) of May


Columbus Folk Music Society  
Promoting Folk Music, Dance, Story Telling, and other Folk Arts


The National Storytelling Network

West Virginia Storytelling Guild


Publishers of Storytelling Collections

August House Publishing
The largest publisher of storytelling resources

Yellow Moon Press 
The Arts of the Oral Tradition: Storytelling, Poetry, and Music, Contemporary and Traditional, Educational and Entertaining Tapes, CDs and Books Which Explore the History and Breathe New Life Into the Oral Tradition.


Orange Frazer Press 
With over 25 years of experience as an independent book publisher in Wilmington, Ohio, Orange Frazer Press guides its clients to their niche audience through every aspect of publishing, from research, writing, editing, and proofreading to creative development and marketing consultation.


Parkhurst Brothers Publishers

Parkhurst Brothers Publishers focuses primarily on the American storytelling movement, publishing books by ethnic and professional storytellers writing for general readers, educators, librarians, and fellow storytellers.

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