LINKS - to selected storytelling sites on the web

Storytelling Organizations

A Few On-Line Storytelling Resources


National Storytelling Network – the national member organization that offers direct services, publications and educational opportunities to several thousand individuals, local storytelling guilds and associations. The site provides extensive information as well as links to numerous storytelling organizations and storytellers.

Healing Story Alliance – a Special Interest Group of the National Storytelling Network whose purpose is to explore and promote the use of storytelling in healing. The HSA web site includes articles, bibliographies, stories accompanied by comments about their use in healing situations, and guidelines for joining the powerful HealingStory e-mail list.

League for the Advancement of New England Storytelling (LANES) – the membership organization for storytellers in New England and upstate New York.


D.L. Ashliman’s Home Page – Professor D.L. Ashliman’s excellent, well-researched electronic texts of folktales and myths.

Tim Sheppard’s Storytelling Resources for Storytellers – on-line collections of international tales, articles, and miscellaneous information.

Aesop’s Fables – more than 600 fable texts, most translated into English by Rev. George F. Townsend (1814-1900) and Ambrose Bierce (1842-1914); the rest are from Jean de la Fontaine. This site also includes the texts of 127 fairy tales by Hans Christian Andersen.

Stories for the Seasons -- a site dedicated to offering seasonal nature stories together with an extensive bibliography, sponsored by The Nature In Legend and Story Society (NILAS).

Folklore, Myth, and Legend – Part of the Children’s Literature Web Guide, this page of links to folklore, myths, and legends is particularly useful.