The Power of the Personal Narrative

Boston Moth storySLAM producer Gina James and expert story-teller Aaron Wolfe take a deeper look into why & how great stories are constructed and how their telling can be an integral part of personal growth impacting many. Session will include a short performance leading into a group discussion.

Gina James is Manager of Development & Operations at PRX (The Public Radio Exchange), and a producer for The MOTH Radio Hour. In addition to her day jobs, Gina is a local storyteller, oral-history-gatherer, mom, friend, sister, daughter, aunt, lover of the spoken word and author of children's book Lex Knows.

Gina James is Manager of Development & Operations at PRX (The Public Radio Exchange), and a producer for The MOTH Radio Hour.

In addition to her day jobs, Gina is a local storyteller, oral-history-gatherer, mom, friend, sister, daughter, aunt, lover of the spoken word and author of children's book Lex Knows.

Aaron Wolfe is a Moth GrandSLAM winning storyteller, screenwriter, filmmaker, and an obsessive fan of the Tottenham Hotspur Football Club. His shortfilm "Record/Play" was shortlisted for an Academy Award, and yet somehow he's never won his friend's Oscars Pool.  Aaron's work has been featured on The Moth Radio Hour, The New York Times, Slate, and far too many English Football fan sites. You can find out a lot more at aaron-wolfe.com.

Aaron Wolfe is a Moth GrandSLAM winning storyteller, screenwriter, filmmaker, and an obsessive fan of the Tottenham Hotspur Football Club. His shortfilm "Record/Play" was shortlisted for an Academy Award, and yet somehow he's never won his friend's Oscars Pool. 

Aaron's work has been featured on The Moth Radio Hour, The New York Times, Slate, and far too many English Football fan sites. You can find out a lot more at aaron-wolfe.com.