Jim May

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General Information

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Name: Jim May

Pen Name: None

Born: in Spring Grove, Illinois

Website: www.jimmaystoryteller.com

Email: maystory@earthlink.net

Illinois Connection

Jim May was born and raised Spring Grove. He currently resides in Woodstock.

Biographical and Professional Information

Jim May is an author and storyteller. He is the founder of the Illinois Storytelling Festival. His stories have taken him across the United States and Europe. He received a 1989 Chicago Emmy award for a WTTW-channel 11 T.V. production of his original story, A Bell for Shorty.

Published Works

  • The Boo Baby Girl Meets the Ghost of Mable`s Gable, Brother Stone Publishing, 1992
  • The Farm on Nippersink Creek, August House Publishing, 1994

Titles at Your Library

The Boo Baby Girl Meets the Ghost of Mable's Gable

ISBN: 1878925032
Release Date: 1992-10

Find on World Cat

Literary Awards


Speaking Engagements and Upcoming Appearances

Speaking Engagement Availability: (Yes)

Along with his storytelling, May presents several types of programs including:

  • Assemblies for Students
  • Writing workshops for Students
  • In-service training/workshops for Teachers
  • Keynote presentation

Inquiries can be forwarded to:

P.O. Box 1012

Woodstock, Illinois 60098

Phone: 815-648-2039

Fax: 815-648-2935


External Links

Jim May on WorldCat


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