Tampa/Hillsborough County Storytelling Festival

2020 Featured Teller: Orisirisi African Folklore

Teaching Storytelling

Coaching Manual

Thanks to a grant from the Arts Council of Hillsborough County and the Junior League of Tampa, Inc., storytelling coaching manuals are..

Spotlight your festival-quality storytellers!

Spotlight your festival-quality storytellers!

Let your Festival Quality Storytellers know you are proud of them and give them opportunities to continue to polish their stories before..

So everybody’s learned a story … now what?

So everybody’s learned a story … now what?

Stage a Mini-Festival! Invite parents or other classes to your Evaluation session. This showcases for the parents what the class has been..

Contact Us

Jason Rogers
c/o Tampa-Hillsborough County Library
102 E. 7th Avenue
Tampa, FL 33602
info@tampastory.org
813-204-2659

What the Festival contributes:

Involving local artists …

The Storytelling Festival involves a number of local creative artists, including members of the Tampa Bay Storytellers Guild, members of the Florida Suncoast Puppet Guild, Tampa Recreation Creative Arts Theater performers, and, of course, the student storytellers.

See a Map


Robert W. Saunders, Sr. Public Library, Home of the 40th Annual Hillsborough County-Tampa Storytelling Festival: 1505 Nebraska Ave., Tampa, FL 33602

Countdown!

hourglass159 days and counting until the 40th Annual Storytelling Festival is here!

What they’re saying:

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“This [Festival] is a wonderful opportunity to see and hear storytelling at its best by some terrific young talent. Great job Storytellers!”

— Deanna Long, Festival Attendee

In Memory

Virginia RiversThe Annual Tampa-Hillsborough County Storytelling Festival is dedicated to the memory of Virginia Rivers