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Teller in Residence – Hannah Harvey
September 15, 2017 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Born and raised in southern Appalachia, Harvey has delivered award-winning performances and workshops at festivals and universities in the U.S., U.K. and Morocco.
Her stories highlight the true tales of contemporary Appalachian people, including compelling stories of Virginia coal miners. She also tells folk and fairy stories, particularly those that have influenced the southern Appalachian mountain culture and the region’s Scottish heritage. Harvey’s DVD/audio course on The Art of Storytelling: From Parents to Professionals is part of The Great Courses series. She is former managing editor of the Storytelling, Self, Society journal.
“Hannah is a wonderful wordsmith, an energetic and articulate teller, with a remarkable insight into the souls of her characters.” – Storytelling Festival of Carolina
Visit Hannah’s website.