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

Spooky Storytelling in Stroud

Oct. 27, 2022

6:00-6:45 p.m.: Family friendly seasonal tales

7:00-8:00 p.m.: Spooky tales for adults and teens

Stroud United Methodist Church, 324 N. 2nd Ave.


TELLABRATION!™ is a night of storytelling celebrated worldwide on or about the third Saturday in November. The event is a trademark of the National Storytelling Network. Guilds and storytelling enthusiasts all around the globe share their storytelling talents in concerts held in cities and towns to celebrate the art of storytelling.

Locally, TELLABRATION!™ brings together each area’s most celebrated storytellers, to delight, captivate, and mesmerize audiences with their stories. It creates a network of storytelling enthusiasts bonded together in spirit.

NOV. 3, 2022, 7:00-8:15 p.m.


Casual, Warm and Entertaining will be the goal for a “TELLABRATION!  iin Stroud at the United Methodist Church, 324 N. 2nd Ave.

Sponsored by Storytelling at Stroud and the United Methodist Church in partnership with Stroud Arts, the event is free and open to the public. The event space is non-drinking and non-smoking. 

Nov. 19, 2022: 6:00-7:00 p.m.

ROMP Tellabration

The Rural Oklahoma Museum of Poetry (ROMP), Locust Grove, has been sponsoring a Tellabration each year since the museum began in 2012. The 10th anniversary Tellabration will feature the stories and poetry of ROMP Director Shaun Perkins. Perkins has been a storyteller for decades and a poet for decades and decades. She has performed in a one-woman show POEM LIFE and at various readings and storytelling events across the region.

The event will include impromptu poems Shaun will create for audience members. Refreshments will be served. The event is free, though donations to the museum are gratefully accepted. 

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