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Cynthia Storyteller revealed

A member of the 2016 Leadership Arts Program of the Oklahoma Arts Council leadership-arts-class-2016_oOK/SO and Territory Tellers Storytelling Slam in Guthrie, OKtt-guthrie-storytelling-slam-22516-awkward_n

Cynthia Laws Calloway is a professional storyteller specializing in stories of American and African American sheros and heroes for adults young in heart. She not only tell stories, she also conducts storytelling slams and workshops to help you tell your stories.

Cynthia is a retired Oklahoma Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC) and has worked with survivors of the 1995 Murrah Building Bombing, May 3 tornado, the 9/11 terror attack and many other tragedies.

She has a BA in English Literature, a Master’s in Education:  Guidance and Counseling and a seminary Master’s of Arts in Ministry and Culture.

Cynthia is a graduate of General Electric Company’s Corporation Employee Relations (Human Relations) Management Program and has served as a consultant to other corporate, educational, technology and nonprofit companies.

Cynthia is a member of the National Storytelling Network, the National Association of Black Storytellers and was the former president of Oklahoma Territory Tellers Organization.

Cynthia’s stories are educational, spiritual and emotionally provocative.  As she is a lover of Old Negro Spirituals, you may hear her sing some of those songs in her stories.

CLC 2015 History center photo

For booking information for your next event, contact Cynthia at 405-401-8770 or

Territory Tellers Board Members


TT Board Members for 2014-15
Front: Nancy Lenhart Matthews, Kathryn Thurman, Molly Lemmons, Cynthia Calloway, Steve Kardaleff, Barbara Jones
Back: Tony Hardman, Shaun Perkins, Fran Stallings, Phillip Harjo, Paulette Geeslin

The Territory Tellers is Oklahoma’s membership organization for storytellers and story listeners and anyone who shares a love for the art of storytelling. On this website you will find information about our annual festival, storytellers, events, and more.

Territory Tellers offers opportunities to learn the art of storytelling by supporting storytelling concerts, conducting workshops and providing information at professional conferences and local and regional events.

The Territory Tellers organization is a member of the Oklahoma City Arts Council and the National Storytelling Network.