On this page, you will find storytelling events, workshops, and conferences in Oklahoma or pretty darn near to us. Territory Tellers provides this information to help promote storytelling and does not specifically endorse any of the events listed.

Please email Shaun Perkins ( if you have information about an Oklahoma event for this page. Include description, date, time, place, and contact person. Contributors are encouraged to join Territory Tellers.


Feb. 26

OKC Story Slam

7-9 p.m.

Saints, 1715 NW 16th St.

Tell your own story. This month’s theme is BUSTED. Sign up between 6 and 7, and tell a story of 5 minutes or less. Click the link above for more details.

March 3

Robotics Booster Club Dinner & TT Storytelling

6:30 p.m.

Boone-Apache All Purpose Room, High School

Apache OK

The Warrior Robotics Team parents of Apache will have a pulled pork benefit meal at the Apache High School cafeteria. Monies raised will go for the 3 teams who will go to World competition in Louisville, Kentucky and  U S Open in Omaha, Nebraska. The robotics team will have a display and demonstration during the meal. A Territory Tellers storytelling program will follow with special guest Sam McMichael, who has a new book out. For more information, contact Bonnie Smith,

March 4

TT Steering Committee & Board Meeting

9:30 a.m.: Steering Committee

10:30 a.m.: Board Meeting

1st United Methodist Church, 120 Forrest St., Apache

Brunch provided by the church. Any TT members or interested potential members are invited to attend.

March 4

1st Saturday Story Hour

Wonder City Coffee, 118 E. Main, Locust Grove

7-8 p.m.

Join seasoned and impromptu tellers for a fun hour in a welcoming setting.

March 7

Grand Lake Storytellers Meeting

7 p.m., Grove Public Library

Come attend the first meeting of this group. Anyone is welcome and can tell a story. Contact Kim Wenzel for more information:

March 9

Ok, So Tulsa Story Slam

8 p.m.

IDL Ballroom, 230 E. 1st St.

Tell your own story at this monthly event. This month’s theme is CONFESSIONS. For details about how to sign up, visit the link above.

March 9-12

Texas Storytelling Festival

Denton Civic Center, Denton TX

This annual festival of the Tejas Storytelling Association will allow you to go to workshops and hear stories that will bring laughter, wonder, and a deeper understanding of ourselves. TT webmaster Shaun Perkins will be telling at the Rising Stars Concert, and Fran Stallings will emcee the Fringe concert.

March 11

Storytellers Free Spring Conference

9-4:30 p.m.

Ozark Electric Cooperative, 3641 W. Wedington, Fayetteville, AR

Free conference to learn about storytelling, just across the state line. Contests with prizes. For more information, contact or or visit VELDA’s website.

April 15

Wonder City Wordfest

Rural Oklahoma Museum of Poetry, Locust Grove

Join ROMP in its 4th year to celebrate poetry. This year, the festival will feature activities and celebrations at both the museum and Wonder City Coffee in downtown LG, where a storytelling competition will also take place. The day’s activities will culminate in a presentation of ROMP director Shaun Perkins’s one-woman show POEM LIFE.

April 28

Ok, So Tulsa Grand Slam, 7:30-10:30 p.m.

IDL Ballroom, 230 E. 1st St.

Our previous monthly winners, 11 in all, will compete in a friendly competition for the “BEST STORYTELLER IN TULSA” Cash/prizes for best story/teller and runner up.

June 2 & 3

Spirit of Oklahoma Storytelling Festival

Eastlake Cumberland Presbyterian Church, 700 W 134th, Oklahoma City

The 11th annual festival of the Territory Tellers. More details coming soon.

Sept. 15-16

Storyteller Writer’s Conference

Sky Vu Lodge, 22822 N. Highway 71, Winslow, AR

TT member Molly Lemmons, storyteller and author, will be a special presenter at this conference, which is located at Winslow, south of Fayetteville.

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