The Timpanogos Storytelling Institute, which formed in 2012, organizes the Timpanogos Storytelling Festival, one of the nation’s premier storytelling events. Nearly 80,000 people from all over the country attend the annual event held at Thanksgiving Point in Lehi, Utah. The festival aims to keep the oral tradition of storytelling alive by sharing stories from all over the world, and inspire those who attend to share their stories with others.
Esther Choy founded Leadership Story Lab in 2010 to help others leverage the art of persuasive storytelling to create extraordinary opportunities. Leadership Story Lab blends classical storytelling elements with cutting edge social science insights to design creative coaching, training, and consulting experiences to help clients successfully communicate their message.
With the resurgence of the art of storytelling, BYUradio is filling a void by bringing renowned storytellers and stories to a national audience. The Apple Seed: Tellers and Stories features the world’s best storytellers with tales that are funny, adventuresome, and thought-provoking, all hosted by Sam Payne. BYU LawStories winners will have the chance to attend a workshop with Payne, and record with him for broadcast the national radio show The Apple Seed.