Author, Stoyteller, Sometime Lecturer,
and Host of the radio program, Told and Retold

Image of Gioia (Joya) Timpanelli

Gioia Timpanelli is one of the founders of the worldwide revival of storytelling. She is one of the handful of artists who significantly changed and contributed to the way our culture views narrative and the oral tradition.


Welcome. This site is meant to be interactive, so I encourage you to listen to the audio readings from my new book, What Makes A Child Lucky, and also my radio program entitled Told and Retold.