2018 (a partial listing of events open to the public; doesn't include school-only and private events)
FEBRUARY: View programming on the events calendars at the Columbus Metropolitan Library website for Black History Month programming. I'm at seven different library branches (Northside, Karl Road, New Albany, Northern Lights, Southeast, Marion Franklin, and Shepard), and the programs are all free! Download the flyer for all CML's Black HIstory Month programs: https://www.columbuslibrary.org/sites/default/files/uploads/docs/1768_BHMFlyer2018_v3.pdf
- 13, 9:30 - 11:30 am - Storytellers of Central Ohio (SOCO) meeting and workshop. See the announcement on my home page.
- 14, 2 pm - "If You Can't Fly, Then Run" - stories for the whole family, and bookmark crafting, from quotations of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.
- 23 & 24 - Do Tell Storytelling Festival in Madison GA, Madison-Morgan Cultural Center. www.mmcc-arts.org Also see my home page!
- 31 - 3 to 4 pm, City of Asylum, 40 W. North Ave., Pittsburgh PA.
- 13 & 14: Georgia Mountain Storytelling Festival, Blairsville GA
- 20: Spellbinders event, Golden CO
- 20 - 22: Rocky Mountain Storytelling Conference events Golden CO
- 2 - 5 Claire's Day events in schools and library, Toledo/Defiance/Maumee area
- 9 Busboys & Poets, Washington DC
- 14 - 17 Michigan schools and Battle Creek MI public library
- 1-3 NEW SOUTH WALES INTERNATIONAL STORYTELLING CONFERENCE, SYDNEY AUSTRALIA
- 11-28 Thurber Summer Writing Camp; Columbus Metropolitan Public Libraries and affiliate libraries; annual Community Festival (ComFest)
JULY: 24 - 26 Toledo(Ohio) Public Library system
AUGUST: Meetings, preparations, writing, family visits...it's great to be at home!
SEPTEMBER: THE SOUTHERN OHIO STORYTELLING FESTIVAL; THE HAUNTING IN THE HILLS AT BIG SOUTH FORK NATIONAL PARK; WILMORE, KY STORYTELLING FESTIVAL, THE NORTHSIDE BRANCH OF THE LEXINGTON KY LIBRARY, LITITZ STORYTELLING FESTIVAL IN PENNSYLVANIA--MY PLATE WAS FULL, AND I'M GRATEFUL FOR IT! THANKS TO EVERYONE HWO MADE THESE EVENTS SO SUCCESSFUL!
5-7 - Emceed at the National Storytelling Festival in Jonesborough TN
11 - 7 PM, SPOOKY-DO AT WILD GOOSE COLLABORATIVE
12 - 14 - POWER OF WORDS CONFERENCE AT GODDARD COLLEGE IN VERMONT
18 - 7 PM, STORY CIRCLE AT JAVA CENTRAL CAFE & ROASTER, WESTERVILLE
21 - 4 pm, "I IMAGINE A WORLD", Performative Vespers AT JAVA CENTRAL CAFE & ROASTER