Fee Support

 Community groups anywhere in Kentucky may book these programs for just $175 a program 

as long as funding lasts. 


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Liar, Liar Storyteller


Kentuckians have long entertained 

each other by stretching the truth to impossibility. Using selections from her oral repertoire and her book, 

Kentucky Folktales: Revealing Stories, Truths, and Outright Lies

Hamilton examines the traditional and contemporary uses 

of tall tale telling.

The Storytelling Art


 Explore the heart of the art of storytelling. Using examples from 

her oral and written repertoire,

 Hamilton shines light on what storytelling is and how it functions

 both as a performing art

 and as an essential element 

of everyday life.

Feeding Nightmares


Dread, deception, death, and dismemberment — such are the ingredients of tales that have fed Kentucky nightmares for generations.

 In this talk, Hamilton shares sample stories and reveals who told them, who collected them, and how she came to add them to her repertoire and publish them in her book, Kentucky Folktales.