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Simon Brooks
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Professional Storyteller is a network for people who work in the field of oral storytelling. Please write a brief paragraph about your work.
Simon has been a professional storyteller since 2003, although has been telling to audiences other than family and friends since 1991. He tours all over New England, primarily working in New Hampshire, Vermont, Massachusetts, and Connecticut. He has told at libraries, schools, museums, and festivals.

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Conversations with Storytellers

Over the last ten years we have lost a number of our elders and not so elders, some very unexpectedly. I began to think about this as I read about them I realized that apart from the odd news paper article that one might find, for some of these wonderful and talented storytellers there was precious little about them. I decided to create a podcast, a series of interviews with our elders. I began to reach out and make inquiries. I began to meet storytellers at the conferences and festivals I…


Posted on February 1, 2019 at 5:43pm — 2 Comments

Every egg tells a story

I am not only a storyteller, but also a photographer and I am lucky in that I have recently been asked to photograph some goose eggs, this one illustrated by Barbara Newton. I would like to offer those who enjoy stories and art to take a look at the other eggs at: and find the stories in each egg.…


Posted on March 15, 2010 at 9:13am

The Story of the Jaguar and Hare, a tale from South America

Once there was an old couple who lived in the rainforests of South America. They were very poor. Their home was nothing more than a ram shackled old hut with gaps in the walls and cracks in the ceiling, which was nice when the stars were out and a full moon was in the sky, but not so wonderful when it was raining. It rains a lot in a rainforest in South America! They were very poor. Their only real possessions were a knife and a couple of pets: a young jaguar and a hare.

One day the… Continue

Posted on March 4, 2008 at 9:59am — 1 Comment

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At 11:44pm on July 6, 2012, Don 'Buck P' Creacy said…


I think I need to talk to you.  let's talk a bit.  Skype?


At 3:22am on April 6, 2012, Don 'Buck P' Creacy said…

Welcome to the "A World of Storytelling Radio" group.  Glad to see you there.

At 9:19pm on November 2, 2009, Andy Davis said…
Thanks, Simon. May all go well with you and yours until our paths cross...
At 4:07am on October 22, 2008, Sean Buvala said…
Just added your CD to your page at New feature we can do now that CDbaby has made it easy for us.
At 12:42pm on August 26, 2008, Cliff McGann said…
Hey Simon, Missed you at Sharing the fire last year (I was on baby duty). My wife said she bumped into you as it was her year to go. Hope to see ya in Rhode Island. Cheers, Cliff
At 2:57pm on June 21, 2008, Vernon L. Cox said…
I have visited your site and herd the The Story of the Jaguar and Hare and loved it.
I ment to say hi at Sharing the Fire NSC 2008 but when I looked you were gone, hope to see you in Warwick.
You must be loving not having to deal with dial up anymore.

Learnin Vernon
At 7:41am on April 6, 2008, Simon Brooks said…
Thank you so much. I do not often tell that tale and was trying a new devivery and it worked! Thank you again, Mike. The music was very off the cuff - none if us had played together before but it was a lot of fun.
At 10:51pm on April 5, 2008, Mike Lockett said…
Okay it's late... I DO know how to spell Friday!
At 10:50pm on April 5, 2008, Mike Lockett said…
Tremendous delivery of your story Frifay night at STF. We appreciated your music as well.

Best regards,

Mike Lockett (the guy from Normal, IL who calls himself "The Normal Storyteller"
At 12:12am on March 25, 2008, Lynne Duddy said…
Simon - Definitely let us know when you are in Portland again - we have a big place and Lawrence is an excellent chef - Lynne



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