Resources

http://www.pitt.edu/~dash/folktexts.html & http://www.pitt.edu/~dash/folktexts2.html

An extensive archive of folktales in which the stories are grouped by themes.

http://www.surlalunefairytales.com/

An amazing resource for all things related to fairy tales, including plenty of stories (many annotated with extensive notes), classic illustrations, and more.

http://www.sacred-texts.com/

A true treasure house, this mind-boggling assemblage of sacred texts includes within its cavernous virtual halls a wide range of myths, legends, and sources for folk tales.

http://www.healingstory.org/treasure/treasure_chest.html

A collection of some truly beautiful stories, along with essays for each tale about how they have been and can be used in a healing context.

Check out my blog post on “Awesome on-line story resources” for info. on the links below

http://books.google.com/books?q=folktales&btnG=Search+Books

http://professionalstoryteller.ning.com/group/storylibrary

http://www.story-lovers.com/listsofstories.html

Jewish Storytelling Resources

http://www.hasidicstories.com/stories1.html

Given the huge importance that Hasidic Judaism gives to storytelling, it’s no surprise that many a wonderful tale has emerged (and continues to emerge) from the Hasidim of the world.  Here are a whole bunch of them!

http://www.chabad.org/kids/article_cdo/aid/354788/jewish/Stories.htm and http://www.chabad.org/library/article_cdo/aid/109851/jewish/Stories.htm

Chabad.org is a tremendous resource, packed full of many things– including many stories.  The first link goes straight to their children’s storytelling site (which has many stories that really aren’t just for children), while the second link goes to stories geared for adults.

Other storytellers, artists, educators, and innovators

http://www.odysseystorytelling.com/

Tucson’s very own group dedicated to the telling of personal stories

Tucson Tellers of Tales

Tucson’s storytelling group, with monthly meetings and other story events

http://www.rhythmsoled.com

Phoenix based storyteller/dancer

http://www.laur-loons.com/

Tucson based balloon artist

http://www.outdoorjewishadventures.com

Portland OR based Jewish outdoors educator

http://teaandfood.blogspot.com/

Boston based foodwriter

http://www.thehpalliance.org/

Universally based Harry Potter expert, social activist, and applied mythologist

http://www.voodooartist.com

Riverside CA based artist, musician, madman

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