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.

Glen Turpening - Saved by the Guardrail

May 8, 2018

Jeffery Lindley - A Holloween Scare

Apr 30, 2018

April 29, 2018  Jeffery Lindley wanted to wear a cosume to class on Holloween.

Lydia Darvas - Painting Rock People

Apr 25, 2018

April 22, 2018 Painter Lydia Darvas discovers people in rocks.

Joy Mastrocola - The Jungle Queen

Apr 25, 2018

April 15, 2018 Joy Mastrocola leads a group of elders into "the jungle" on a nice evening cruise.

Stories of Immigration - A Public Storyteller Special

Apr 25, 2018

April 7, 2018   A Public Storyteller Special with seven stories of immigration, with Liliana Abramson, Bassem Alhalabi, Norman Frajman, Aram Marashlian, Karin Nordlander, Roldane Plaisir and Anita Sherman

Derek Coghlan - Scared by Stephen King

Apr 25, 2018

April 1, 2018 Professional Storyteller  Derek Coghlan owes a career to  Stephen King.

Susan Reilly - A Student's Thanks

Apr 5, 2018

March 25, 2018  Susan Reilly has a surprise when a past student visits.

Kari Roundy - Preparing for a Hurricane

Apr 4, 2018

March 18, 2018  Kari Roundy  does not take caution getting ready for a hurricane. 

Andres Valdez - Past Crimes

Apr 4, 2018

March 11, 2018  Andres Valdez story is about success, by choice.

Judith Black - Homecoming

Apr 4, 2018

March 4, 2014 Professional storyteller with a personal story. 

Dina Capeheart - Lizardville

Apr 4, 2018

February 25, 2018  Dina Capeheart thought she was helping her daughter, but it lead elsewhere. 

Linda Schuyler Ford - The Terrible Ogress of Claverack

Apr 4, 2018

February 18, 2018 Professional storyteller Linda Schuyler Ford tells an old story.

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.