Recent Appearances

  • NASA’s Jet Propulsion Lab Team (National Aeronautics and Space Administration)
  • National Council of Teachers of English
  • Live From National Geographic
  • National Storytelling Festival
  • Golden Apple Foundation for Excellence in Teaching
  • American Library Association
  • Art Institute of Chicago
  • Washington, D.C. Storytellers Theater
  • National Conference on Storytelling
  • Women in Management
  • Missouri Folklore Society
  • Illinois Reading Council
  • LaRabida Childrenís Hospital Symposium on Mental and Physical Care for the Chronically Ill Child (Chicago)

Storytelling Festivals Across the Country:

  • Festival of Stories on Martha’s Vineyard
  • Bay Area Storytelling Festival
  • Texas Storytelling Festival
  • Detroit Festival of Storytelling
  • Pacific Storytelling Festival
  • Timpanogos Storytelling Festival (Orem, UT)
  • Cave Run Storytelling Festival (Morehead, KY)
  • Winter Tales (OK City),
  • Four Corners Storytelling Festival (Farmington, NM)
  • St. Louis Storytelling Festival
  • Kansas City Storytelling Celebration
  • Illinois Storytelling Festival
  • Western Kentucky University
  • Houston Storytelling Festival
  • Iowa Storytelling Festival
  • Central Michigan University Storytelling Conference and Festival
  • Patchwork Tales (Rock Hill, SC)
  • Storytelling at the Ark (Ann Arbor, MI)
  • Trails West (St. Joseph, MO)
  • Tell It in the Mountains (Asheville, NC)
  • Tapestry of Tales (Portland, OR)
  • Riverway Storytelling Festival (Albany, NY)
  • Stone Soup (Greenville, SC)
  • Frisco Storytelling Festival (Frisco, TX)
  • Big Muddy Folk Festival (Boonville, MO)
  • Fox Valley Music and Storytelling Festival (Geneva, IL)
  • Navy Pier Storytelling Festival (Chicago)
  • Smoky Hill River Festival (Salina, KS)
  • Vernal Storytelling Festival (Vernal, UT)
  • Prairie Tales (Sioux Falls, SD)
  • Storytelling at the Fredonia Opera House (Fredonia, NY)
  • Flying Leap Storytelling Festival (Solvang, CA)
  • Hoosier Storytelling Festival (Indianapolis, IN)
  • Noble Tales (Noble County, IN)
  • Orlando Storytelling Festival (Orlando, FL)
  • Forest Storytelling Festival (Port Angeles, WA)
  • Allen County Public Library Storytelling Festival (Fort Wayne, IN)
  • Wild Onion Storytelling Celebration (Chicago)
  • Bristol Hills Storytelling Festival (Bristol, IN)
  • Florida Storytelling Camp, Schoharie Crossing (NY)
  • Gorham’s Bluff Institute and Storytelling Festival (Gorham’s Bluff, AL)

More Performance Venues:

  • Camp Quality (for children fighting Cancer, St. Clair, MO)
  • Family Support America (Chicago)
  • The University of Missouri School of Veterinary Medicine
  • The National Association of Miniature Enthusiasts!
  • The University of Wisconsin’s Conference on Sustainable Agriculture
  • The Peggy Notebaert Nature Museum (Chicago)
  • Krannert Center for the Performing Arts (University of Illinois, Urbana, IL)
  • Busch Gardens (Tampa, FL)

Keynotes & Workshops for State Library Associations of:

  • South Carolina
  • Missouri
  • Illinois
  • Kansas
  • Mississippi