Laura Packer

Laura Packer knows the best way to truth is through a good story. She has told, taught, ranted, raved, consulted and considered storytelling around the world for over 25 years. Laura is the author of From Audience to Zeal: The ABCs of Finding, Crafting, and Telling a Great Story and has a degree in folklore and mythology. When she isn't telling, Laura runs venues, coaches, writes, and helps people and organizations find their stories, hone their vision and use their voices to make the world a better place. She is the winner of many awards including the 2018 Minnesota Grand Story Slam Championship, the 2010 National Storytelling Network Oracle Award, the 2012 League for the Advancement of New England Storytelling Brother Blue Award, 2016 & 2018 Best in Fringe Kansas City, as well as semi-finalist in three Boston Story Slam series and the Best Slammers in the Nation.