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.



There is a thriving story slam group that meets at the IDL Ballroom in downtown Tulsa once a month for storytelling. The theme is different every month. Go to the group’s Facebook page for more information.


Ongoing: OKC Story SLAM

Oklahoma City also has a great storytelling group that meets once a month at Saints, 1715 NW 16th St. Go to the group’s Facebook page for more information on the monthly themes, etc.

OKC STORY SLAM: Facebook Page

Nov. 16

Spanish Cove Tellabration

6:30 p.m.
Molly Lemmons hosts this Tellabration, with banjo music starting at 6:30 p.m. Tellers include Marilyn Hudson, Molly Lemmons, Sam McMichaels, Liz Parker, Bonnie Smith and Chester Weems. The theme is Country Charm-Nostalgia, and refreshments will be served. For more information, contact Liz Parker.

Nov. 16

Chisholm Trail Cowboy Poet Contest & Cowboy Gathering

Duncan Public Library
5-9 p.m.

Prizes will be awarded to 1st through 6th place in both adult and youth divisions. There will be open mic slots throughout the evening in between the featured performers – Robert Beene, Smokey Culver, Daryl Knight and Curtis Krigbaum. The evening will be hosted by Jay Snider and Ron Secoy. The event is free, but is a benefit for the Heritage Center and a $20.00 suggested donation is appreciated. Bring your lawn chairs and enjoy the event. For more information, click on the title above.

Nov. 16

Wonder City Tellabration

Wonder City Coffee, Locust Grove
6-7 p.m.
Join Kituwah-Cherokee storyteller Choogie Kingfisher for a free hour of great storytelling entertainment in a welcoming environment. Free and open to the public.

Jan. 25 & 26, 2019
Territory Tellers Winter Retreat

Join TT in celebrating story, renewing friendships, learning and workshopping and enjoying storytelling fun.

June 7 & 8, 2019
Spirit of Oklahoma Storytelling Festival

Join TT for its 13th annual festival. Taking place for the third year in a row at Eastlake Cumberland Presbyterian Church in Oklahoma City.

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