The Public Storyteller

Sundays at 4PM

Your true stories of life in South Florida. Also featuring  performances by professional storytellers.

About the hosts

Caren S. Neile, Ph.D, MFA

Caren S. Neile, Ph.D, MFA, is a professional storyteller and an affiliate professor at Florida Atlantic University, where she teaches storytelling studies. The former chair of the National Storytelling Network, she performs and teaches throughout the nation and abroad.

Michael Stock

Michael Stock hosts  the weekly radio show “Folk & Acoustic Music,” an outlet for  music otherwise not heard in the mass market. “Storytelling just got a lot folkier with  “The Public Storyteller”” say Michael.


Airs Sundays, 4pm EST on or 91.3 FM and  91.5 FM  in South Florida.

Jon Spelman - Yancey's Dog Deedee

Feb 21, 2018

February 11, 2018  Professional storyteller Jon Spelman tell a tall tale.

Shari Young - Rifka Remembers

Feb 21, 2018

February 4, 2018  Shari Young hears a story that had special impact. 

Kamila Schweser - The Fox Phone

Feb 21, 2018

January 27, 2018  Kamila Schweser remembers some high-jinx from high-school.

Oryan Shalev - Gator Encounter

Feb 7, 2018

January 21, 2018  Oryan Shalev finds a monster under her car. 

Robin Schulte - Something Has Been Found

Feb 7, 2018

January 14, 2018  Professional Storyteller Robin Schulte tells a story of her childhood.

Loren Wolter - Accidental Activist

Feb 7, 2018

January 7, 2018  Loren Wolter was not allowed to go to her own prom.

Zoila Clark - First Marriage

Feb 7, 2018

December 31, 2017  Zoila Clark tell a story of her first marriage.

Melissa Davis - God's Sense of Humor

Feb 7, 2018

December 24, 2017  Melissa Davis has to hit rock-bottom before she changes. 

Serena Schrieber - Identity Matters

Feb 7, 2018

December 17, 2017  Serena Schreiber with a family story.

Lisa Holland - Ridgeback Romance

Feb 7, 2018

December 10, 2017  Lisa Holland with a love story.

Maria Gutierrez - My Best Worst Day

Feb 7, 2018

December 3, 2017  Maria Gutierrez remembering an emotional day in high-school.

Linda Gassenheimer - Culinary Florida

Dec 13, 2017

November 26, 2017  Author and chef Linda Gassenheimer helps celebrate The Public Storyteller's 8th anniversary with a story about coming to Miami

Rhonda Weiss - The Neighborhood Hawk

Dec 13, 2017

November 19, 2017  Rhonda Weiss gets to know her neighborhood a little bit better. 

Bob Lee - David and Goliath

Dec 13, 2017

November 12, 2017  Bob Lee was in a stake-out that resulted in a new law.

Donald Jones - UM Professor of Law

Dec 13, 2017

November 5, 2017  Donald Jones tell us how he became a professor of law.