Laura Simms – Story-Telling as a Healing Modality

Laura Simms – Storytelling as Healing Modality

Laura Simms

 

Laura Simms is a storyteller and author of The Robe of Love: Secret Instructions for the Heart. She discusses her youthful penchant for storytelling, how she learned about the craft from Native elder Vi Hilbert, and how the act of listening to stories affects people more than the content.

Part 1 (23:42)

Part 2 (24:24)

First Date Aired: 3/21/04

About Splabman

Paul Nelson is founder of SPLAB in Seattle and the Cascadia Poetry Festival. He wrote a collection of essays, Organic Poetry & a serial poem re-enacting the history of Auburn, WA, A Time Before Slaughter (shortlisted for a 2010 Genius Award by The Stranger.) He’s interviewed Allen Ginsberg, Michael McClure, Wanda Coleman, Anne Waldman, Sam Hamill, Robin Blaser, Nate Mackey, Eileen Myles, George Bowering, Diane di Prima, Brenda Hillman, George Stanley, Joanne Kyger & many Cascadia poets, has presented his poetry and poetics in London, Brussels, Qinghai and Beijing, China, Lake Forest, Illinois and other places & writes an American Sentence every day. www.PaulENelson.com
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