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NSN Storyteller Profile ... Karen Pillsworth

126 Foxhall Ave.
Kingston, NY 12401

(914) 388-6212


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Karen Pillsworth has been sharing stories all over the Northeast and Canada for 30 years. She is regularly featured at Mohonk Mountain House, has shared stories on WAMC National Public Radio, and has had her work published in Storytelling Magazine. She is a National Arts Fellow and serves as the Storyteller Laureate for the city of Kingston, NY. Her favorite audience is her 4 grandchildren; her favorite words: “Nona, tell me a story”. www.karenpillsworth.com

Types of stories I tell:

personal stories, folk tales, children's literature, historic stories

I tell stories for:

All Ages

I provide workshops:


I am willing to travel:


My travel requirements:

contact for fees and travel related expenses

School Districts I am cleared to work in:

I am willing to mentor:


Organizations I belong to:

National Storytelling Network, LANES-New England Storytelling Organization. Story Circle of the Capital District (NY storytellers),Connecticut Storytelling Center,Virginia Storytelling Alliance, co-founder, Tall Tales Short Story Productions with Lorraine Hartin-Gelardi