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St. Louis Storytelling Festival

St. Louis County Library will host the 45th annual St. Louis Storytelling Festival during November 13-23, 2024.
 All events are free and open to the public.

Nestor Gomez smiling wearing a black zip up jacket on a transit platform

45th Annual St. Louis Storytelling Festival Emcee
Nestor Gomez

Nestor "the boss" Gomez was born in Guatemala and moved to Chicago undocumented in the mid-80s. He has won over 80 Moth Slams and several Moth Grand Slams. He is also the creator, producer, curator, and host of ‚Äč80 Minutes Around the World, a storytelling show that features the stories of immigrants, their descendants, and allies.

Featured Storytellers