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Art of the Story Festival: Kevin Kling

2017 WCCLS Art of the Story Festival - April 1-8, 2017 - Save the Date!

Everyone will be hearing voices of inspiration, history and humor at the Washington County libraries’ 13th annual Art of the Story festival. All shows will be designed for adults - with a few also open to children ages 6+. Admission is FREE to the week-long festival and venues will be countywide.
Festival updates will be posted to this page as they become available.

Kevin Kling

Kevin’s autobiographical tales are as enchanting as they are true to life – from hopping freight trains to getting hit by lightning. His stage shows like Tales from the Charred Underbelly of the Yule Log, deliver hilarious, often tender stories. He is best known for his popular commentaries on National Public Radio’s All Things Considered.  

Kling’s artistry has been recognized with the awarding of numerous grants and fellowships, such as The National Endowment for the Arts. For the past several years, he has performed at the acclaimed National Storytelling Festival in Jonesborough, TN. He was also named “Minneapolis Story Laureate” in 2014.

Despite a congenital birth defect and motorcycle accident that affects the use of both arms, Kevin continues to write many plays and stories. He has released a number of compact disc collections of his stories and has published three books.