Hettie Barnes

Hettie an Appalachian American, weaves her stories both traditional and “otherwise”, from the mountains, the sea and the world. She comes from a long line of storytellers; teachers, preachers, lawyers and insurance agents – all making their living with their passion for a good “yarn”. Over 25 years Ago, Hettie began storytelling in schools, churches, professional groups and festivals with focus on entertaining and igniting passion for those listening to tell their own stories. Hettie shares a contagious energetic enthusiasm that transfers to the audience.

Salem, VA
(540) 580-8044