Benefits of Membership

Benefits of Membership

Teller or listener, novice or expert, we welcome you into the exciting world of stories. Learn how stories can enhance your life and work.

We take great joy in putting on Sharing the Fire – the Northeast Storytelling Conference, in learning and teaching, in conversations about storytelling, in the email list communication, and with grand storytelling Museletter articles.  Our community is strengthened when you add your voice.

Types of Memberships




FREE for the first year; $15/year thereafter must present current student ID


$85/year for educational/arts-related organizations


$2000 please contact us to learn more

Financial assistance may be available for those experiencing financial hardship.    Please contact us at

Benefits of Membership

Individuals receive:

  • Listing in our public, searchable “Find a Storyteller” directory
  • Opportunities to participate in performance events such as the Sharing the Fire Olio Concert, Sharing the Fire Story Slam, and any other storytelling event organized and sponsored by LANES
  • Subscription to the Museletter, a digital newsletter, and access to the Museletter archive
  • Reduced registration fee for Sharing the Fire – the Northeast Storytelling Conference
  • Subscription to the LANES members listserv to share announcements, ask questions, and exchange ideas …
  • Access to our Member Directory
  • Discount of 10% on membership with the National Storytelling Network
  • Use of the LANES logo on your website and promotional materials
  • Being part of our regional community of storytellers, exchanging insights and expertise and collectively promoting storytelling

Organizational members receive:

  • A digital subscription to the Museletter
  • Discounted member rates for Sharing the Fire for two of their members