Storyteller Spotlight: Ingrid Nixon

The Apple Seed
  • Jan 17, 2017 7:00 pm
  • 57:33

Today on The Apple Seed, we're featuring stories from and an interview with Washington-based storyteller Ingrid Nixon. Ingrid Nixon is an award-winning, world-traveling storyteller whose repertoire of stories include "nail-biters, lies, tall tales, traditional and personal stories" that take audiences everywhere from the coldest polar regions to the warmest jungles. Her performances have been featured in workshops, special events, schools, and festivals including the National Storytelling Festival in Jonesborough, Tennesee. Originally from Minnesota, Ingrid grew up on the trails of the Olympic Mountains in Washington State. Later, she would make her home in Alaska as a ranger with the National Park Service. Her audio recordings include "Grimm's with a Twist" which offers deliciously dark stories spiced with humor, and "Operation Bouncy Chair," featuring personal stories about the important things in life. Ingrid is the proud champion of several liars contests & a winner at the Seattle Moth StorySLAM. Ingrid has also written, hosted and narrated for Discovery Chanel and the National Park Service, and has worked as a public radio RJ and print journalist. Learn more at