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Mary Murphy is a writer and teller of stories. She has performed at the National Storytelling Festival, the Hawaii Storytelling Festival, the Clever Gretchen Folklore Conference, the Philadelphia Fringe Festival, Companions on the Sacred Journey, the Rockland County Storytelling Festival, the Dance Flurry in Saratoga Springs, the Riverway Festival and the Clearwater Festival. Her stories have been published in Give a Listen: Stories of Storytelling in School, edited by Ann M. Trousdale, Sue A. Woestehoff, and Marni Schwartz (NCTE, 1994), The Solstice Evergreen: The History, Folklore, and Origins of the Christmas Tree, 2nd ed., edited by Sheryl Ann Karas (Aslan, 1998), Women Celebrate: The Gift in Every Moment, compiled and edited by Elizabeth Welles (Peace Communications, 2004), The Artful Mind, and Sacred Journey. Her CD is entitled murphy stew.

Optical Illusion Mary sees double
The Little Mermaid At the Jersey shore
Lunch at the New Moon Buffet Eating Chinese
Edmund's Story Mary at a DFY facility (with audio)
Festival of Trees At the Albany Institute
A Sign of Peace In memory of Pan Am Flight 103
New Friends Mary meets Barbie
Hot Air Rises Mary vs. Mr. Bouncety-Bounce
Valentine Party Mary at a nursing home
How I Became a New Yorker Mary rides the subway
Public Information Mary at Columbia University
The Recital Mary at the piano
Mysteries of the Occult Mary at a séance
Angels—No Wings, Please! Mary in a Christmas pageant
Alison's Story With Alison Stonbely
Last Supper For Father John D. Kirwin

murphy stew  Mary Murphy tells nine stories on audio casette

Four Stories High a storytelling quartet