Performing Members

Performing Members of the Jonesborough Storytellers Guild

This is a list of Jonesborough Storytellers Guild currently available storytellers, with information about what, how, where, and to whom they like to tell. Click the name to see a performer’s biography and contact information. For revisions and updates, email Webmaster

Rebecca Alexander rebecca alexander 2
Types of stories: Family, Children’s, Humorous, Personal, Inspirational/ Religious
Preferred Audience: Teens, Adults, Mixed ages
Preferred Settings: Churches, Hospitals, Assisted Living Facilities, Festivals, Civic Organizations, Businesses
Special Talents: In costume for Biblical stories

 

Molly Catron Molly-2
Types of stories: Family, Scary, Original/Creative, Humorous, Personal, Inspirational/ Religious
Preferred Audience: Adults
Preferred Settings: Churches, Assisted Living Facilities, Festivals, Civic Organizations, Businesses, Workshops

 

Judy “Butterfly” Farlow

judy-farlowTypes of stories: Endless and diverse stock for all ages. Specializing in personal and original stories of strong women, shivery scary tales and specialties for the holidays (Christmas, Easter, St. Patrick’s Day, Halloween)
Preferred Settings: All (libraries, festivals, civic organizations,
businesses, schools, assisted living facilities, etc)
Special Talents: Historical and authentic character portrayals, puppets and ventriloquism.
Offers workshops.

 

Isaac Freeman Isaac Freeman
Types of Stories: Appalachian, Family, Scary, Original/Creative, Humorous, Personal, Inspirational/ Religious
Preferred Audience: Teens, Adults, Mixed Ages
Preferred Settings: Churches, Festivals, Civic Organizations, Businesses, Large Group Settings

 

Vixi Jil Glenn vixi-1

Types of stories: Folk, faerie, traditional, and Jack Tales
All settings and audiences

 

 

 

Amy Yeary Holmes Amy Yeary Holmes - 1

Types of stories: All
All settings and audiences

 

 

 

Saundra Kelley IMG_2640 p blue silk 2
Types of Stories: Personal narrative and original works, myths and legends, fairy and folktales
Preferred Audience: Middle School, Adults
Preferred Settings: University presentations, festival performances, keynote speaker, clubs, and most anything that comes my way
Special Talents: Voice

 

Tama Lunceford

Types of stories: Folk tales, personal stories, fairy tales, Jack tales
Preferred settings: Any
Preferred audience: All

 

 

David Joe Miller djm telling one

Types of stories: Folk tales, personal stories, and scary stories.
Preferred settings: Festivals, family gatherings, corporate and business events, schools and libraries

 

 

Pamela Miller Pam Miller 1

Types of stories: All
All settings and audiences

 

 

 

Sherril Miller sherrill

Types of stories: All
All settings and audiences

 

 

 

Bruce Montgomery Bruce Montgomery - 1
Types of Stories: Historical, Family, Original/Creative, Humorous, Inspirational/ Religious
Preferred Audience: Adults, Mixed Ages
Preferred Settings: Churches, Hospitals, Festivals, Businesses, Workshops, Schools

 

 

Jerry MuelverMuelver
Types of Stories: Jack Tales, Historical, Tall Tales, Family, Original/Creative, Humorous, Poems, Personal, Traditional Folk Tales and Ethnic Stories
Preferred Audience: Young Children (6-12), Teens, Adults, Mixed Ages
Preferred Settings: Hospitals, Festivals, Assisted Living Facilities, Civic Organizations, Workshops, Schools, Story Slams
Special Talents: Harmonica, Autoharp, Native American Flute, Ocarina, Penny Whistle, Nose Flute

Marci The Entertainer Nimick Marci Salyer Nimick -2

Types of stories: All

All settings and audiences

 

 

Bob Mountain Man Phillips Bob (Mountain Man) Phillips

Types of stories: All
All settings and audiences

 

 

 

Linda Poland Linda Poland
Types of stories: Historical, Appalachian, Family, Scary, Original/Creative, Humorous, Adventure, Personal, Inspirational/ Religious, World War II
Preferred Audience: Adults, Mixed Ages
Preferred Settings: Churches, Hospitals, Festivals, Civic Organizations, Businesses, Workshops, Schools
Special Talents: Costumed Characterization

 

Delanna Reed Delanna Reed

Types of stories: All
All settings and audiences

 

 

 

Madelyn Rohrer Madelyn Rohrer
Type of Stories: Historical, Tall Tales, Family, Children’s, Original/Creative, Humorous, Personal, Inspirational/ Religious, Old Cars
Preferred Audience: Young Children(6-12), Teens, Adults, Mixed Ages
Preferred Settings: Churches, Hospitals, Festivals, Civic Organizations, Businesses, Workshops, Schools, ISC or Storytelling Stages
Special Talents: Musical accompaniment Clarinet, Husband

 

Joy Salberg joy-galley
Types of stories: All
All settings and audiences

 

 

 

 

Marjorie Shaefer Marjorie Shaefer

Types of stories: All
All settings and audiences

 

 

 

Joseph Sobol 
Types of stories: All
All settings and audiences
Special Talents: Musical accompaniment  on cittern, guitar, mandolin, and banjo.

 

 

Jeff Stratton jeff-2

Types of stories: All
All settings and audiences

 

 

 

Libby Tipton Libby Tipton
Types of Stories: Jack Tales, Historical, Tall Tales, Appalachian, Family, Scary, Children’s, Original/Creative, Humorous, Personal, Inspirational/ Religious
Preferred Audience: Toddlers (2-5), Young Children (6-12) Teens, Audlts, Mixed Ages
Preferred Settings: Churches, Nursing Homes, Hospitals, Assisted Living Facilities, Festivals, Civic Organizations, Businesses, Workshops, Schools
Special Talents: Sign Language Interpretation

 

Gary Varner Gary Varner
Types of Stories: Historical, Tall Tales, Appalachian, Family, Scary, Children’s, Original/Creative, Humorous, Personal, Inspirational/ Religious
Preferred Audience: Mixed Ages
Preferred Settings: Festivals, Civic Organizations, Schools

 

 

Mary Grace Walrath marygrace-2
Types of stories: Jack Tales, Historical, Tall Tales, Western, Appalachian, Family, Scary, Children’s, Original/Creative, Humorous, Personal, Inspirational/ Religious
Preferred Audience: Toddlers, Young Children (6-12), Teens, Adults, Mixed Ages
Preferred Settings: Churches, Nursing Homes, Assisted Living Facilities, Festivals, Civic Organizations, Workshops, Schools
Preferred Audience: Young Children (5-12), Teens, Adults, Mixed Ages
Special Talents: Musical Accompaniment

Faye Wooden (on leave) Faye Wooden

Types of stories: All
All settings and audiences