I did not have the pleasure of attending the National Storytelling Festival in Jonesborough, Tennessee this year, so here are some field reports (but not many reviews) from those who did:
Emma Cofer, at Inside Vandy: Stories Abound at National Storytelling Festival
Johnson City Press:
Storytelling festival says ‘The End’ until next year; crowd down slightly
Ellouise Schoettler blogs all four days of her trip! You go girl!
Broken on the Wheel: every story has an ending but it's the tale that is the heart
Blabbin' Grammy: Jonesborough Storytelling
Elena and Maeve: Jonesborough Storytelling Trip
Found a few more mentions via Google and Myspace, but just namechecks of the festival under "what I did this weekend" and no reports.
Mountain Mama Suzy, several entries
Hey, an actual entry from one of the performers, Minton Sparks, on Myspace.
Jeff Brunson: "The Providential Buckeye"
Betty checks in post-Festival from Jonesborough at her blog.
Exchange Place teller Kindra Gayle blogs about her trip