2019 Featured Tellers

Donna Washington

Donna Washington is an internationally known, multiple award-winning storyteller, spoken word recording artist, and author.

A highly animated performer, she has been entertaining, educating, and inspiring audiences with her vocal pyrotechnics, elastic face, and deep characterizations that bring folklore, literary tales, and personal narratives to life for over thirty years.

Donna has been called a “Walking Disney Movie”, and told she was “better than television.”

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Adam Booth

Adam Booth’s original stories blend traditional mountain folklore, music, and an awareness of contemporary Appalachia. He has been featured at the International Storytelling Center, the National Storytelling Festival, the Appalachian Studies Association Conference, the National Storytelling Conference, the National Academy of Medicine, and has been a Spoken Word Resident at the Banff Centre (Alberta). He is a member of the Recording Academy and his recordings have received two Parents’ Choice Silver Honors and four Storytelling World Awards and Honors. He is a four-time champion of the West Virginia Liars’ Contest.

 

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Chetter Galloway

Animated! Engaging! Energetic! These are a few words to describe storyteller Chetter Galloway. The Virginia native is the youngest of ten children and remembers his father telling stories on road trips.

Chetter first experienced the power of storytelling at the Colonial Williamsburg Foundation as a living history reenactor VA & honed his craft at East Tennessee State University’s Masters of Reading & Storytelling Program.

He is also a member of Kuumba Storytellers of Georgia, the Southern Order of Storytellers and the National Storytelling Network.

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Maddie Fay

Maddie Fay is an Atlanta-based storyteller, poet, and technician and designer for stage and film. She produces and hosts a live literary show, Then What, which originated at The Bakery Atlanta and which now has two monthly shows, one at The Bakery and one at Mother Bar. Maddie loves dirt, DIY, and her dog, and she is absolutely thrilled to be returning to Red Clay this summer.

 

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Debbie From

Debbie is a Mommy to three (four if you count her pup) and wife to one. She grew up listening to her favorite storytellers – Family! Today, she continues to be influenced by her roots and carries on the tradition by crafting personal tales while hopefully encouraging others to take the leap to share their stories.

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Maddie Fay

Maddie Fay is an Atlanta-based storyteller, poet, and technician and designer for stage and film. She produces and hosts a live literary show, Then What, which originated at The Bakery Atlanta and which now has two monthly shows, one at The Bakery and one at Mother Bar. Maddie loves dirt, DIY, and her dog, and she is absolutely thrilled to be returning to Red Clay this summer.

 

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