West Virginia Storytelling Guild
West Virginia Storytellers pose during the 6th Annual West Virginia State Storytelling Festival at Jackson's Mill, WV in October 2001.

Storytellers

This is a list of some of West Virginia's storytellers and storytelling musicians. If there are any additions or changes you would like to see made to this list, please email me at jsnbrns@yahoo.com.

Ilene Evans

Andy Fraenkel

Granny Sue (Susanna Holstein)

Bill Hairston

Martha Harrison

Sonya Hatfield Hall

Ernie Jack

Richard Knoblich

Kate Long

David Mann

Keith McManus

Danny McMillion

Mountain Echoes (JoAnn Dadisman and June Riffle)

The Mountain Women (Suzi "Mama" Whaples and Carrie Newman)

Karen Vuranch




Storytellers Keith McManus, June Riffle, Danny MacMillion, JoAnn Dadisman, and Andy Fraenkel prepare to perform at the 6th Annual West Virginia State Storytelling Festival at Jackson's Mill, WV.

L to R:  Storytelling Women- Danny McMillion, June Riffle, Mama (Suzi Whaples), Carrie Newman, Ilene Evans, Tersi Bendinberg, Wendy Welch, and Lyn Ford relax between performances at the 7th Annual WV Storytelling Festival at Jackson's Mill, WV in October 2002.