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NSN Storyteller Profile ... Sylvia Yancy Davis

104 Heyman Lane
Alexandria, LA 71303

(318) 613-1017


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Currently a secondary vice principal in Louisiana, but will tell a good tale whenever the opportunity presents itself. Grew up in the country listening to the greatest storyteller I ever heard, my grandfather. Had the honor to tell at Exchange Place at NSN in Jonesborough, Tennessee, and I have won the Liar's Contest at NABS more than once.

Types of stories I tell:

Mostly African, African American tales and folktales. Personal stories.

I tell stories for:

All Ages

I provide workshops:


I am willing to travel:


My travel requirements:

Until I retire, will travel statewide and neighboring states.

School Districts I am cleared to work in:

I am willing to mentor:


Organizations I belong to:

Cenla Storytelling Guild, La. Storytellers, NSN, National Association of Black Storytellers.