Welcome to Storytellers of San Diego

An affiliate of the National Storytelling Network. Link to NSN


Tellabration Tellabration, "Uncharted." November 11th, 7:30pm, Bethany Lutheran Church, 2051 Sunset Cliffs Blvd.,  Ocean Beach

The Annual World-Wide Celebration of Storytelling with Leo Baggerly, Jim Dieckmann, Jim Hinton, Ramela Reinagel, Marilyn McPhie, David Schmidt, Eric Tauber and Linda Whiteside, Ages 12+, $15 Information (619) 850-2130
Event Poster Link
Tellabration is a registered trademark of The National Storytelling Network, http://www.tellabration.org/

Article on Storytelling featuring Marilyn McPhie and Storytellers of San Diego, San Diego Home and Garden,  November 2017  

Link to .pdf

San Diego Storytelling Festival Save the Date: 8th Annual Festival, March 17th, 2018

Thank you to all the storytellers, audience members, Encinitas Library staff and Friends of the Encinitas Library for making the 7th Annual San Diego Storytelling Festival a success

2017 Program link

Thank you to the 2017 Festival sponsors

Please patronize throughout the year and mention the Storytelling Festival
Platinum Level
    San Diego County Libraries
    Friends of the Encinitas Library
    City of Encinitas: Mizel Family Foundation
    LaJolla Kiwanis
    Arts for Learning, San Diego
    Point Loma Credit Union
    North Country Credit Union
    Carla McMullen

Gold Level
    Coast Hwy Traders
    Sprouts Markets
    Trader Joe's
    SoCal Queen
    Barnes and Noble, Mira Mesa
    Twigs by Teri
    St. Tropez Bistro
    San Diego Family Magazine
    Michael Mufson

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Information link

Donate to the Storytellers of San Diego

A Paypal account is not required to make a donation online. Checks are also accepted: mail to: Jim Dieckmann, 3406 Elliott St., San Diego 92106

Storytellers of San Diego is a 501 (C)3 nonprofit corporation. Your donations are tax deductible to the extent of current tax laws

The Storytellers of San Diego is a non-profit corporation of storytellers and storytelling enthusiasts dedicated to promoting storytelling as an art form in the San Diego area

MISSION STATEMENT: To promote the art of oral storytelling, support and inspire storytellers, and serve as a resource for storytelling enthusiasts in the San Diego area.

Annual Membership drive is open to all storytellers and storytelling enthusiasts. $20 per year.

Download membership form (contains benefits of membership, organizational goals, and payment instructions)

  • To increase awareness of and appreciation for storytelling as an art form in a variety of settings: entertainment venues, educational institutions, health care facilities, community organizations, non-profit organizations and for profit businesses.
  • To provide opportunities for participation in storytelling for all children and adults, from beginners to professionals, through classes, workshops, story swaps, concerts and storytelling festivals.
  • To encourage the use of storytelling to bring together diverse populations in the community and promote cross-cultural understanding.
  • To serve as a source of information on the art of storytelling and storytelling events in the San Diego area. 

The Storytellers of San Diego has brought the art of storytelling to children and adults in San Diego County for over 35 years. We welcome all newcomers. Contact Marilyn McPhie for more information on the organization.