The Scottish Storytelling Centre (a magical venue that offers storytelling performances and workshops with professional storytellers – if you’re ever in Edinburgh, this is a must; if not though, check out their terrific resources online)

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The 1001 Nights Podcast (a collaborative podcast produced by the wonderful duo of Nathan Kane and Morgan Dubin; the project is devoted to retelling the tales of The Arabian Nights via modern and fantastic adaptations)

Telling stories to stay alive


Folktexts: A Library of Folktales (an outstanding archive for perusing folk and fairy tales, with a dizzying amount of content and variations; the website is edited by the scholar D.L. Ashliman)


Mark Keats (a truly gifted author; do yourself a favor and give his literature a read)

Mark L. Keats


Bil Lepp (a contemporary storyteller whose work is filled with mesmerizing tall-tales; a sign that oral storytelling is alive and kicking)

Bil Lepp: Author / Storyteller


The Zombie Archive (an exhaustive catalog for cross-referencing zombie allusions courtesy of the lovely Maia Gil’Adi)


Arielle Bernstein (an excellent pop-cultural blog at Press Play/Indiewire, ripe with spot-on sagacity)

Press Play


The Drunken Odyssey (a podcast about the writing life featuring John King’s wit and erudition)

The Drunken Odyssey