Tampa/Hillsborough County Storytelling Festival

2018 Featured Teller: Kuniko Yamamoto

Watch the Festival Video

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38th Festival Flyer

38th Festival Flyer

Contact Us

M. Falvey
c/o Tampa-Hillsborough County Library
102 E. 7th Avenue
Tampa, FL 33602

What the Festival contributes:

Providing meaningful compensation to tellers…

The Festival continues to assert the position of storytelling as a valid art form by providing meaningful compensation to storytellers, rather than asking them to volunteer their time or perform for less than their usual fee at the Festival. In addition to monetary compensation, these artists also receive promotion in pre- and post-event publicity (print, television and radio), a listing in the Festival program, and the opportunity to distribute brochures and business cards at a resource table at the Festival.

See a Map

Robert W. Saunders, Sr. Public Library, Home of the 38th Annual Hillsborough County-Tampa Storytelling Festival: 1505 Nebraska Ave., Tampa, FL 33602


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What they’re saying:


“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