National award-winning author and storyteller Jim Flanagan retired from education and took his experiences on the road in the form of stories. A former Hall of Fame principal and coach, Jim is well known for his character education stories.
In the 17 years he has been storytelling, he has told stories and conducted writing workshops throughout Ohio, Pennsylvania, Washington DC, Virginia and Ireland; has become a member of the “Artists in Schools” through the Ohio Arts Education Alliance; placed Second in the National Storytelling Competition; and written five children’s books–three of them award-winning.
Jim’s newest book, Favorite Stories, is available on Kindle, Nook and Istories. Jim teaches writing at The James Thurber Writing Academy at Thurber House, and is the resident storyteller at Nationwide Children’s Hospital.