2020 - 2021
Adam Booth’s storytelling blends traditional folklore, music, and an awareness of contemporary Appalachia. His original cinematic style, both humorous and touching, is influenced by generations of diverse storytellers from West Virginia.
He is a member of the Recording Academy and his stories and recordings have been honored with two Parents’ Choice Silver Honors, four Storytelling WorldAwards and Honors, NSN’s J.J. Reneaux Emerging Artist Grant, and four West Virginia Liars’ Contest wins. Booth teaches Appalachian studies at Shepherd University and is the founding director of the Speak Story Series. Adam is most at home sharing stories and music with the next generation of listeners and tellers throughout Appalachia.