VIDEO: Bill Harley says good storytellers can be good writers

Warren elementary school is working with acclaimed singer and storyteller to develop writing skills

By Emily Kamens
Posted 10/10/17

The brightly colored cafeteria at Hugh Cole School was crowded with children’s squeals of laughter on Oct. 2, when Grammy award-winning artist, author and storyteller Bill Harley had his first …

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