Priscilla R. Best
Spoleto Festival
Charleston, SC

North Carolina Storytelling Guild

Edgecombe Community College

Pender County Public Libraries Summer Reading

East Carolina University Youth Arts Festival

Neuse Regional Library Storytelling Festival

Public and private schools


Genworth Mortgage Insurance Co.
Raleigh, NC

Aldersgate United Methodist Church
Shelby, NC

Wayne County Library Storytelling Festival
Goldsboro, NC

Sibikwa Storytelling Festival
Johannesburg (Beoni) South Africa

The University of Mt. Olive Literary Festival   
Mt. Olive, NC

Perry Memorial Public Library Storytelling Festival
Henderson, NC

Northwest B Conference Union District #2.       
Lenoir County, NC

National Black Theater Festival
Winston Salem, NC

Neuse Correctional Institution             
Goldsboro, NC

North Carolina Association of Black Storytellers, Inc.
Raleigh, NC

Southern Pines Public Library   
Southern Pines, NC

North Carolina Museum of History   
Raleigh, NC

Storytelling Festival of Carolina
Laurinburg, NC

Beatties Ford Public Library 
Charlotte, NC

Word of Mouth

Former Secretary of Wayne Co Retired School Personnel

“Priscilla had us sitting on the edge of our seats!”

Teacher of Grades 10-12
Riverbend School, Wayne County North Carolina

[She shared] “stories that are so appropriate for our students and the complex issues they face.”

Eleanora E. Tate
Award Winning Author & Former President of National Association of Black Storytelling

“Storyteller Priscilla Best…consistent in your profession and succinct in your delivery.”

Ron Jones
Storyteller, Founding Board Member of North Carolina Storytelling Guild.

“Priscilla Best is a true teller of tales. With a warm and steady style, she brings her
listeners along on a journey through stories. You will smile, laugh, sigh and remember
days of past and present…just be prepared for a good time.”

Donna Phillips
Library Director of Wayne County Public Library.

“I watched with delight as you quickly gathered up your audience and transported them right into the heart of the story you were telling.”

Linda Bunch
Supervisor of Children’s Department of Braswell Public Library 

“Her stories provide cultural and literary enrichment…are entertaining and educational.”

Sixth Grade student

“I thought I was going to be bored.  I was wrong.  You were great.  Thank you for coming.”  

Veteran First Grade Teacher

“Amazing [how] you managed to keep more than 200 first graders quiet and focused after lunch.”