Kathy Hood Culmer is an author, storyteller, speaker, and teacher. Kathy has been a teller and workshop presenter in churches, schools, libraries, at festivals, retreats, on college campuses, in business settings, and in a variety of other venues. She has performed at the Exchange Place at the National Storytelling Festival, Georgia State University, Duke University’s Mary Lou Williams Center for Black Culture, the Texas Storytelling Festival, and has been the featured teller at the Network of Biblical Storyteller’s International Festival Gathering, as well as the Canadian Biblical Storytelling Gathering. Kathy tells folktales, biblical stories, faith stories, and original compositions. Her life’s work is to provide words of encouragement, truth, and inspiration through telling, writing, and speaking. Kathy is editor of Yes, Jesus Loves Me: 31 Love Stories, and is author of On the Wings of Prayer, a collection of prayers and inspirations, as well as “Big Wheel Cookies: Two for a Penny,” published in The Rolling Stone and Other Read Aloud Stories.