Coming November 8… THE GROSTON RULES 

What happens when they shut down your school?

Isaac, Adam, Helen, Charlie, Sean, Jésus and Rover had planned on coasting through their final semester at Ashby Bryson High. They called themselves Team Bomb Shelter, and their plan was simple, get…

How the Bagel Got Its Name - an audiobook short 

I had a dream that Julie Andrews was making a television show about my bagel story…
But I hadn't written one yet. So when I woke up…


#audiobook #audibookshort #roshhashanah #yomkippur #jewishholidays #bagel #bread #chelm


Premier: The World's First Zoom eBook @ Digital Book World 2020 


At 3pm Central time, author, storyteller, playwright and craft publisher Mark Binder will perform the world's first Zoom eBook at Digital Book World. The whimsical autobiographical talk will spiral around the subject of "How technology and distribution…

Storytelling and the Pause

As you know, professional live face to face storytelling has stopped. 

I was fortunate enough to get through 2/3 of a world tour before the shutdown.

This is an article was just published in the UK storytelling Magazine Facts and…

The Chicken Soup Bucket Brigade - an audiobook short 

As it says in the introduction, a good friend asked me to write a humorous story about the coronavirus.
It's too soon. But… I remembered that I'd written this story a decade ago. 


- Mark Binder

#Chelm2020 Tour begins!

If the stories we tell create our future, why are we choosing to tell these? 

Ever beat yourself up? For years I've been my own worst enemy/best critic. I rip everything I do to shreds. No sooner am I done…

Chelm2020 World Tour starts Monday!

Now that the White House's Pet Mime is in charge of the Coronavirus, I'm not worried at all about travel…

On Monday, I jet off to Vienna for the First stop of my #Chelm2020 world tour.

If you…

Homecoming Show - Spoken Story Saturdays - March 21

I'll be back in Rhode Island for the finale of this season's Spoken Story Saturdays.

Come on down. We're planning on doing some live video. The theme? Homecoming and of course Springtime (It's the Equinox)

Two sets: Family…

Life in Chelm World Tour 2020

I'm pleased to announce that I'm going on my Life in Chelm 2020 World Tour!

EUROPE (and UK)  
  • Vienna: March 4, 7:30 PM: The Misadventures in of Rabbi Kibbitz and Mrs. Chaipul - Story Talk and Book…

Spoken Stories Saturdays - Spring Season

A new season of Spoken Story Saturdays at the Parlour Pub!
  • January 18 - Beginnings 
  • February 15 - Sweet…
  • March 21 - Springtime!

Two sets: Family fare at 2pm, 14 and up at 3pm

Admission: $10, $5 for students, seniors…