Wednesday, January 29, 2014


As many of you may know, the 2014 Spirit of Oklahoma Storytelling Festival location has been changed to Southern Nazarene University on Rt. 66 (now known as NW 39th Expressway) in Bethany, OK.  The university is between MacArthur Blvd and Rockwell Ave.

Kent Rollins, a cowboy storyteller and poet, will be our featured teller.  Numerous Territory Tellers will also be spotlight tellers. 

Kent Rollins
By February 15, the festival schedule and registration form will be posted on the Territory Tellers web page

Many wonderful events are being planned and among them will be performance by a bluegrass group, F5four.

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Make plans now to come and join with others to promote the oral tradition of storytelling.
The Territory Tellers is Oklahoma's organization for story tellers, story listeners, and anyone who shares a love for the art of storytelling. On this website, you will find information about our annual festival, storytellers, events, and more.    Territory Tellers offers opportunities to learn the art of storytelling by supporting storytelling concerts, conducting workshops and providing information at professional conferences and local and regional events
Spirit of Oklahoma Storytelling Festival
June 13-14, 2014

Tuesday, January 21, 2014


"I Love Stories" Workshop.  Saturday, February 8TH, 2014 from 10 a.m. to about Noon.

Location: Education Wing, Wesley United Methodist Church (NW 25th and Classen; free parking and entrance on the west side- past Douglas).

 Two wonderful workshops will be offered for both the beginner and the more experienced story teller:

Chara Watson, Edmond, will share tips and methods to begin your storytelling journey. She holds a masters in storytelling from East Tennessee University.

 Kathryn Thurman, Del City, will share skills for those who have some experience but wish to fine tune skills in stage presence and use of microphones, etc.


Here are 2 storytelling events coming up at the Choctaw Library.   
Art of Storytelling
Saturday Feb 1, 2014
10 am--11 am
Choctaw Library (2525 Muzzy St in Choctaw, OK)
 405-390-8418 ext 3
  • "ART OF STORYTELLING" : tips and techniques of Storytelling will be the nexus of this informal gathering of storytellers. Liz Parker and Susie Beasley with WayWord Tellers and Oklahoma Territory Tellers will lead this session. Session is free and open to those interested in the art of storytelling. Resource materials and refreshments will be provided for Storytellers Co-Sponsor: WayWord Tellers & Oklahoma Territory Tellers.
  • The WayWord WHOPPERS FESTIVAL will be on Sat March 22- 9:30 am--1:30.  More information will be available after the festival committee meeting on February 1.  For more information contact Susie Beasley at the Choctaw Library 405-390-8418 x 3.

Monday, January 6, 2014

Jan. 1st Monday Meeting Cancelled

The meeting scheduled for this evening (Jan.6, 2014) at 7 p.m. is cancelled.

The next meeting will be on Feb.3 at 7 pm and there will be a Saturday workshop on Feb.8th at Wesley UMC.