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Lyn Ford as Teller-in-Residence
September 19, 2017 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
A nationally recognized and award-winning fourth-generation storyteller, author and educator, Lyn Ford shares folktale adaptations, spooky tales, and original stories rooted in her family’s multicultural African American heritage. Ford’s “Home-Fried Tales” are seasoned with rhythm, rhyme, audience interaction, humor, and heart.
She is an Ohio teaching artist in a state-based collaborative initiative of the Kennedy Center for the Arts, a story artist with the Greater Columbus Arts Council and a Thurber House mentor for young authors. A recording artist with award-winning recordings, Ford is a recipient of the NSN ORACLE Circle of Excellence award.
“An exceptional artist.” – Jim Arter, Greater Columbus Arts Council