Marva Blackmore

Marva Blackmore lives in Qualicum Beach on Vancouver Island. A professional performing storyteller, she is currently the Past President of the Storytellers of Canada/Conteurs du Canada, a National Arts Service Organization devoted to connecting people, reflecting culture, inspiring discovery, enriching communities and enhancing careers through the art of storytelling. The founder and producer of Tales for the Telling, Stories for Adults series in Parksville, B.C., she organizes the monthly professional storytelling performances at the McMillan Arts Centre.   She also delivers workshops on Introduction to Storytelling and Intermediate Storytelling Skills as well as workshops in Memoir Writing.