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NSN Storyteller Profile ... Ed Stivender


26616 Willowmere Dr. E-35
Millsboro, DE 19966

(302) 947-9515


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Ed Stivender has been entertaining audiences for fifty-eight years - if you count the clothesline curtain shows he did in his backyard in suburban Philadelphia.
He has been touring the United States and the world since 1977, apprearing at vitually all the main festivals, as well as those in Ireland, Austria, New Zealand and Indonesia.
Ed was inducted into the Circle of Excellence in 1996.
Publications include two books,"Raised Catholic (Can You Tell?)" and "Still Catholic After All These Fears", as well as pieces in Reader's Digest, Catholic Digest, Eucharistic Minister, and Chicken Soup for the Romantic Soul.
Vicky Reed said,"Ed Stivender is an extraordinary storyteller, a man of heart, humor and wisdom whose love of story and audience is apparent in every performance".
Called "the Robin Williams of storytelling" by The Miami Herald and "the Catholic
Garrison Keillor" by Kirkus Reviews.

Types of stories I tell:

Stories from diverse cultures around the world selecting stories based on the age and background of the audience.

I tell stories for:

All Ages

I provide workshops:


I am willing to travel:


My travel requirements:

Hotel lodging,travel expenses and some dietary requirements.

School Districts I am cleared to work in:

I am willing to mentor:

Organizations I belong to: