NABS Membership

 A Great Year to Become a Life Member or
Upgrade from Silver to Gold and receive the NABS' Coveted Gold Pin


Join or Renew your Membership by Mail – please download and complete application:

2024 Membership Application

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Click Here to Join or Click Here Renew or Upgrade Online

Among the many benefits of membership are:

  • Knowledge  that your membership supports an organization that sustains and preserves the African Oral Tradition of Storytelling
  • Access to storytelling resources (articles, papers, book lists, etc.) on the NABS web-site with more are being added by our Education Committee.  These resources include research of members and guest scholars who contribute to the exploration of Black History and Black Storytelling
  • Opportunities to submit/present scholarly papers representing NABS
  • Reduced Registration to the Annual NABS Festival and Conference..."In the Tradition"
  • Reserved seating at NABS Festival Storytelling Concerts based on Member Type
  • Access to Storytelling Online Training
  • Reduced or Free registration to NABS online Storytelling webinars and workshops based on Member Type
  • Opportunity to market Storytelling services and events on NABS web-site through the purchase of a Premier Listing
  • Opportunities to perform at NABS and affiliate Festivals and Special Events
  • Opportunities to participate in the NABS Adopt-a-Teller Program
  • Opportunities to market Storytelling Events on NABS web-sites and NABS Social Media outlets
  • Opportunities to contribute stories, articles and features in the Monthly and/or Quarterly NABS publications
  • Acknowledgement of membership for Silver & Gold Life Members through the presentation of a plaque or pin

You won’t find anything like it anywhere!