Pat Coffie

Waverly, IA 319-230-0659 • maemaude@me.com Patricia Coffie was born interested and Iowan. She tells stories familiar to many hearts. She tells personal stories from 1634 when her family came to this continent through 1855 when they settled in Iowa and on into here and now. She can tell one history of Iowa through family stories Read More …

Eloise Prater

Newton, IA (641) 791-1018 or (641) 275-0391 • jeprater1607@gmail.com Registered Nurse, Clinic Nurse Manager – Hospice/Palliative Care, Nursing Instructor, Professional Musician, Professional Story Teller, Member: Two Rivers Story Spinners; National Story Telling Network, Healing Story Alliance

John Prater

Newton, IA (641) 791-1018 or (641) 275-0390 • jeprater1607@gmail.com Chief Chaplain, Psychologist, Psychotherapist – Veterans Affairs; Professional Story Teller; Motivational Speaker,Musician, Singer, Actor – Member: Two Rivers Story Spinners – Des Moines, IA; National Story Telling Network; Healing Story Alliance

Darrin Crow

Cedar Rapids, Iowa (319) 329-7805 • (319) 365-2669 crow.darrin@gmail.com • www.darrincrow.com Darrin Crow tells stories wherever he can—ninth grade literature classes, church senior lunches, historic sites, libraries, festivals, or traffic jams in Turkey. His powerful stage presence and passion for a good story keep audiences coming back for more.

Bettie Jean Bibler

Granger, IA 515-999-2794 • bjstoryteller@aol.com An experienced performer and educator, Bettie Jane engages all ages with lively tales, workshops, and residencies. Featured favorites: factual and fictional folk, trickster tales, pourquoi stories, and world folklore enhanced by ethnic musical instruments. Iowa Arts Council and Metro Arts Alliance rostered artist, World of Difference cultural arts presenter, National Read More …

Maureen Korte

Des Moines, IA 515-276-7973 • moekorte@cs.com • www.maureenkorte.com I write, adapt, and tell stories of all kinds to all ages. I use pantomime, sign, language, and puppets. I do many multi-cultural programs and many times wear costume. My favorite stories are those that have a value or moral. I also do lots of audience participation Read More …