Welcome to Storytellers of San Diego

An affiliate of the National Storytelling Network. Link to NSN

National Storytelling Festival, October 7-9, Jonesborough, TN

Information: International Storytelling Center website

Watch live streaming Link here

Storytellers of San Diego

SAVE the DATE: November 12th, Annual Tellabration, 7:30pm-9:30, Bethany Luthern Church, Ocean Beach

2051 Sunset Cliffs Blvd., Free parking,

San Diego Storytelling Festival

6th Annual San Diego Storytelling Festival, March 19 was a huge succes.

Thanks to all the participating storytellers, The Friends of the Encinitas Library, Mrs. Sheila Crosby, branch manager,  and all the children, families and adults who attended. See you next year for the 7th Annual.

Link to 2016 program and teller biographies

God Save the Cuisine Food Truck  was very popular. Visit  their website for future events and locations where they will be serving their British inspired food.

Thank you to 2016 Festival Sponsors

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

San Diego Union Tribune "One on One," interview with Mindy Donner on 2/20/2016

Link to online article from North County Edition

Patti Christensen and James Nelson-Lucas featured in December issue of Delta Airlines Sky magazine.

Link to .pdf of article

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

NEW MISSION STATEMENT: (adopted by Board of Directors, 9/15/2015)

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.