Welcome to Storytellers of San Diego

An affiliate of the National Storytelling Network. Link to NSN

San Diego Storytelling Festival

SAVE THE DATE: 7th Annual San Diego Storytelling Festival, March 18, 2017, Encinitas Library, 10:00am- 6:00pm

FREE storytelling concerts, workshops, and open mic for children, families and adults
Simply Fresh Food Truck onsite 11am-1pm Menu link

Event poster link                      2017 Program link

Thank you to 2016 Festival Sponsors

Please patronize throughout the year and mention the Storytelling Festival
Link to websites for all sponsors

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.