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. 14
Tellabration 2017! (TM)At The Choctaw Library
6:30 -8:30 PM
The Choctaw Library and the WayWord Tellers will host Tellabration 2017!(TM) beginning at 6:30 PM on Tuesday, November 14, 2017.  Tellabration! (TM)is an international storytelling event with stories told all over the world.  The WayWord Tellers, will be presenting stories suitable for school age children and older.  To encourage new tellers, a brief “open mic” session will be part of the program for audience members to share their 1-6 minute stories.  Tellabration! (TM) Is a program offered by the National Storytelling Network.  Co-sponsors for this event are the Choctaw Library, WayWord Tellers, and Territory Tellers.  For more information contact Shanna Shadoan at the Choctaw Library, 405-390-8418 or Liz Parker 405-769-9390.  Light refreshments will be served.

Nov. 17
Wonder City Tellabration
Wonder City Coffee, Locust Grove
6-7 p.m.
Come to the 13th annual Tellabration in Locust Grove, where stories are celebrated. Special guest this year is Choogie Kingfisher.  Kingfisher is a Kituwah-Cherokee storyteller and musician who specializes in flute music and traditional Cherokee myths and legends.

Jan. 26-28, 2018
Territory Tellers Winter Retreat
Lake Murray Lodge
The 9th annual TT Winter Retreat will be a fun, relaxing weekend of sitting around the fireplace listening or telling a tale. Room reservations should be made prior to Dec. 25, 2017, to receive the $99 rate per night. Call 800-257-0322 to make reservations.

June 1-2, 2018
Spirit of Oklahoma Storytelling Festival
Eastlake Cumberland Presbyterian Church
Oklahoma City
The 12th annual storytelling festival of the Territory Tellers will return to Oklahoma City. The special guest and featured teller will be the magnificent Elizabeth Ellis, who will be telling stories and also conducting a workshop. Check back on this website for details as they become available.

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