logo for the group. spells out the nameBeing part of Tucson Tellers of Tales is like being on a road trip and finding all the roads are toll-free. No anxiety, no looking for an exit. It’s a smooth ride with like-minded travelers. We all want to enjoy stories, help each other  in finding our way in telling stories- traditional, folk or contemporary. And we’re right here in Tucson AZ. 

SATURDAY, JUNE 1 – 11:00 a.m.

Memorial Service for Tellers of Tales founder, Mary Ruth Shropshire – Northminster Presbyterian Church, 2450 E Fort Lowell Road.


WEDNESDAY, JUNE 5 – 7:00 p.m.

Free Storytelling Concert by Ron Lancaster.   Come let Master Storyteller Ron Lancaster take you on a journey through the art of being human. In tales sometimes daffy, sometimes touching, and very often totally laughable, he will introduce you to a cast of memorable and lovable characters. You will walk away realizing that surely the way to the heart is through the Funny Bone.

Community Performing Arts Center in Green Valley, 1250 W Continental Road. Seating is limited. Reservations are recommended: (520) 399-1750.

My storytelling colleague and buddy never fails to make me smile or outright gaffaw

SATURDAY, JUNE 8 – 9:30-11:30 a.m.

Monthly Meeting   “Antique Road Show” – Bring an antique or artifact and tell its story.

Unscrewed Theater, 4500 E Speedway. Free for members. $5.00 donation for guests. https://tellersoftalestucson.com

My husband is vintage, but I may bring him. There are some stories to tell about that.

TUESDAY, JUNE 11 – 7:00-9:00 p.m.

Story Swap   If you have a story you want to tell and you need to take it out for a spin first, our story swaps are just for you!  Open to the public. No fee.

Bookmans Midtown, 3330 E Speedway. https://bookmans.com/#stores

Escape the heat of summer evenings: Tellers of Tales (TOT) will be holding story swap sessions at Bookmans the 2nd Tuesday evening of each month through the summer.

Ethel Lee-Miller blogs regularly about people, the power of words, and the writing life. She is the author of Thinking of Miller Place, and Seedlings, Stories of Relationships. She also enjoys sharing stories at Odyssey Storytelling, Tucson Tellers of Tales, and just about anywhere there’s a mic.