DO YOU KNOW WHAT HAPPENED ON THE NIGHT OF APRIL 15, 1912? In 2012, BJ is commemorating the 100-year anniversary of the sinking of the Titanic by telling her original factual version of the sinking from the perspective of the ship. Appropriate for adults and for students, 7th grade and up (also for 5th/6th graders if they have studied it). She has received rave reviews from her audiences, young and old alike. See contact info below to inquire about her presenting for your organization, event, book club, church, school, library, etc.
B.J. Abraham has been a storyteller and member of the National Storytelling Association and a charter member of Southern Order of Storytellers (SOS) since 1983. She tells to children and adults, specializing in various dialects and character voices. She’s known for getting children involved in her stories. During October, she becomes a friendly witch and visits Halloween parties and haunted houses telling stories. She has told as far away as Canada, Beirut Lebanon, and Petra, Jordan. One popular presentation is her original factual story of the sinking of the Titanic from the perspective of the ship. B.J. also presents “Tapestry, A Middle East Peace Dialogue,” in tandem with Audrey Galex. Her CD for grownups: “Almost Live at the Azalea,” features stories she told at Azalea Storytelling Festival in 2005.
In 1998 B.J. received a Master’s Degree in Storytelling from East TN State University. With SOS, she has been a chapter leader, Member-At-Large on the Board of Directors, and a recipient of the SOS Seanachie Award (for dedication and service); co-producer of “Building a House Story by Story –” a Habitat for Humanity fundraiser, and TELLABRATION 1992, 93, 94, 2000, 2001, & 2006. In 2001 B.J. was featured in Southern Living Magazine, Atlanta Magazine, The National Storytelling Magazine and National Network of Biblical Storytellers’ Publication.
B.J. is also featured in the Georgia Encyclopedia. Click here to view a video of her!