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The Smoky Mountain Storytellers Association is comprised of folks who love telling, listening to, and rejoicing in our rich heritage of stories. You’ll find a multitude of telling styles and genres among our members: whether it’s traditional Appalachian tales, classical stories from foreign lands, contemporary fiction, or personal narratives, you’re never quite sure what you may find as the next story unfolds.

We invite you to join us at one of our upcoming events (event list CLICK here)

see what goes on at our monthly meetings (everyone welcome, details CLICK here),

 schedule a custom storytelling workshop (info on T.A.L.E.S. project CLICK here),

schedule one of our storytellers for your upcoming event or get-together (a full list of our performing members can be found by CLICKING here),

join us as a member of the Smoky Mountain Storytellers Association (info on joining SMSA as a member CLICK here).

It might be the center stage at a national storytelling event, in front of a school classroom, telling for your family get-together, or sitting around the campfire. Our tellers bring the versatility and energy to make your next storytelling event one you’ll remember forever.

Please feel free to browse our site by clicking on the links at the very top of this page. We’ll bet you’ll find just what you’re looking for!