The Spring 2011 Polyphonic Workshop and Reading Series presents:
The ‘Dean of American Storytelling,’ Gioia Timpanelli!!
Gioia Timpanelli will share stories and read from her collected works Tonight, Monday, May 2nd at 7 p.m. in SDSU’s Scripps Cottage. This event is free and open to the public! Come early to secure a seat!
This is the final event in the Spring 2011 Polyphonic Series. You won’t want to miss it!
Often called the ‘Dean of American Storytelling,’ Gioia Timpanelli is today considered one of the world’s foremost storytellers – widely respected as both a master and scholar of the ageless art. She won two Emmy Awards(Citations of Merit) for Tales from Viet Nam and for her series of 30 programs on storytelling, Stories from My House. She has also received the prestigious Women’s National Book Association Award and most recently the Maharishi Award. She has performed her improvisational telling of ancient and modern stories throughout the United States. She has also performed in Canada, Britain, Ireland, Italy, Spain, and Greece. She founded the storytelling at ARTPARK, Lewiston, New York, 1973-1983, and is one of the founding members of the New YorkStorytelling Center in New York City.
Her lastest book called What Makes A Child Lucky is published by W.W. Norton.