Speakers and Musicians

26th Festival of Homiletics - 2018 Washington, D.C.

"Preaching and Politics"

 

Geraldine Buckley

Storyteller

With her trademark wit, warmth and humor, internationally known, award-winning storyteller and educator Geraldine Buckley has been involved in storytelling, speaking, performance poetry and conducting creative workshops for over thirty years in the US, Canada, England, Holland, South Africa, Spain and New Zealand.

Traveling extensively, Geraldine shares folk tales and Greek myths (mainly in schools); conducts storytelling and creative/meditative workshops; performs true stories based on her own globe-trotting adventures at festivals, schools, theatres, house-concerts, prisons and conferences; and performs her educational, storytelling show “Tea In The Slammer” in the criminal justice departments of universities and in other settings.

Recently, among many other places, Geraldine has performed as a featured teller at the National Storytelling Festival; TN, Timpanogos Storytelling Festival UT; Brandywine Storytelling Festival, DE; National Storytelling Network Conference, VA; Sounds of the Mountains Storytelling Festival, VA;  Starburst Storytelling Festival, SC;  Invercargill Arts Festival (in New Zealand).  She was a teller in residence at Anderson University, Anderson SC, The International Storytelling Center in Jonesborough TN, and performed and taught at the State University of New York (SUNY) Fredonia.  She also conducted workshops in prisons in New Zealand and Maryland and has told stories and conducted residencies in many schools.

Until January 2010 Geraldine was a chaplain at the largest men’s prison in Maryland.

Geraldine has won two prestigious Gold Awards from Storytelling World. She is also an accomplished speaker specializing in making her audiences laugh and think.

Geraldine has an MA in Communication from Regent University and lives in Frederick, Maryland, 45 minutes from Washington DC.  Find out more at her website geraldinebuckley.com.

Sessions for Festival of Homiletics 2018