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To the website of Kathy Jessup
storyteller and children’s writer

From an early age, Kathy was drawn to the art of telling stories. She comes from a large extended family rich in creativity, with many musicians, artists and writers sprinkled throughout her family tree. As Kathy grew older she switched from telling stories to writing  them, eventually pursuing a career in broadcast journalism.  But it was only a matter of time until she felt the familiar creative tug luring her back to the imaginary world of pretend. She began writing for children and soon rediscovered her love of storytelling to people of all ages.

Nowadays Kathy indulges her passion for storytelling in many ways: through helping children and adults create their own stories, by working with teachers to give them insight into the creative process and, of course, by telling stories whenever she can to whoever will listen.

The power of story—don’t leave home without it and never, never, never underestimate it.

—Terry Pratchett

Upcoming Events

  1. TALES STORYTELLING FESTIVAL

    May 25 @ 7:30 pmMay 28 @ 5:00 pm
  2. ALASKA HIGHWAY ROAD SHOW – Tour

    July 3July 20
  1. ALASKA HIGHWAY ROAD SHOW at the CANADIAN WAR MUSEUM

    November 25
  2. ALBERTA TEACHERS’ CONVENTIONS

    February 22, 2018March 9, 2018
  3. YOUNG AUTHOR’S CONFERENCE

    February 24, 2018
  4. GRANDE PRAIRIE CHILDREN’S FESTIVAL

    May 23, 2018May 24, 2018