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Summer/Fall, 1998 (Issue 14) Theme: "Can Stories Heal?"

Meet Erica Helm Meade, Author of Tell It By Heart (Open Court)
From Vashon Island, Washington
(Pictured on the cover and on pages 5-12.)

Table of Contents:

There is a vast amount of information, opinions, and stories for the theme of this issue. We offer our readers selected articles about using storytelling in the healing process, along with some stories that authors say have helped them (or others) in the healing process. Can stories really heal? You decide.

Section 1: Information and Stories about Storytelling and Healing

4 Can Stories Heal, by MICHAEL COTTER, Austin, Minnesota
5 The Giant's Secret and the Sword of Truth, by ERICA HELM MEADE, Vashon Island, Washington (Reprinted with permission from Tell It By Heart by Open Court)
13 Infinite Resource and Sagacity, DIANE ROOKS, St. Augustine, Florida
15 May I Have This Dance? by FRAN YARDLEY, Tupper Lake, New York
18 A Touch of Magic, by KAREN TEETS, St. Petersburg, Florida
19 Buick, by HOPE BAUGH, Carmel, Indiana
19 Reaching Out, (Author's name withheld by request)
20 The Healing Power of Story Listening, by OCEANNA, Johnson City, Tennessee
21 The Music Box, by SUSANNAH MILLER, Aurora, Ohio
23 The Healing Power of Stories for Children: An Annotated Bibliography, by MARY R. LANGENBRUNNER and J.GRAHAM DISQUE, Johnson City, Tennessee

Section 2: Columns

22 Tips From the Storytelling Coach: Stories in the Emotional Healing Process, by DOUG LIPMAN, West Somerville, Massachusetts
26 Book Review: Keepers of the Story, Reviewed by JAY O'CALLAHAN, Marshfield, Massachusetts

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29 The 1998 Storytelling World Awards

 

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