Donald Davis

Don Davis grew up near Waynesville, N.C., and is a graduate of Davidson College and Duke Divinity School. A retired Methodist minister, he now tours the country ten months a year, during which he makes approximately three hundred storytelling presentations. He is a regular headliner at the National Storytelling Festival and has been a featured storyteller at the Smithsonian Institution and the World’s Fair. When he’s not traveling, Mr. Davis makes his home on Ocracoke Island.

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From the photo on the cover—(taken by his father Joe with a 616 Kodak box camera) of young Davis hugging a teddy bear—to the strings of hilarious and touching stories, Donald Davis takes us on a jo