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Our Secret Territory: The Essence of Storytelling (Paperback)
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Laura Simms is an acclaimed storyteller whom The New York Times has called a major force in the revival of storytelling in America. Laura's way of telling a story allows the mind of the listener to rest in a realm of imagination beyond thought, and stimulates its faculties of kindness and relationship. In this book she examines the spiritual and social aspects of storytelling, and its process of engagement.
About the Author
Laura Simms really did bring a bottle of rotten teeth to school for show and tell. And she really did discover she could tell good stories. Now an internationally known storyteller, she has performed and taught in major festivals, symposiums, and conferences around the world. She started the first storytelling programs at the Metropolitan Museum of Art, the Brooklyn Museum, and the American Museum of Natural History. When she isn t touring the country telling stories, she lives in New York City.
Deena Metzger is a writer, healer, and lay analyst who has taught and counseled for over thirty years, in the process of which she developed therapies (Healing Stories) which creatively address life-threatening diseases, spiritual and emotional crises, as well as community and political disintegration. She has two sons, is married to writer/healer Michael Ortiz Hill and lives at the end of the road with her wolves, Owl and Isis.
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