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A Remarkable Talent

photo of storyteller Karen Pillsworth Karen Pillsworth has been enchanting audiences in the U.S. and Canada with her stories for over 30 years.

She has performed in libraries, camps, churches, parks, schools, historic sites and at festivals. She is regularly features at Mohonk Mountain House and has shared her stories on WAMC National Public Radio.

Karen performs each summer throughout New York State for the library’s summer reading programs.

In 1994, Karen was selected as a National Arts Education Fellow for her storytelling program, "There’s No Place Like Home: Stories of the Hudson Valley and Catskill Mountains." In 2002 she was appointed the Storyteller Laureate of the city of Kingston, NY.

"You were superb! It was my good fortune to have you and your stories in my school during a bomb-threat! When we evacuated 200 five through eight year olds to a nearby church, your ability to hold the children's interest for over an hour was remarkable. I thank you for sharing your remarkable talent with us."
Nora Palmer-Gould, Principal, Webutuck Elementary School, Amenia, NY

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