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StorySlam winners each earn a spot in the Grand Slam lineup at the end of the season. At the Grand Slam, the season’s top tale spinners compete for the title of “Best Storyteller in Philadelphia,” free Slam admission for life, a sparkly microphone trophy, and a $250 cash prize. Meet our past Grand Slammer winners below!


2016

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Amrita | WATCH
Season 17 Winner
November 2016
Theme: “Small But Mighty”

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Jackie | WATCH
Season 16 Winner
May 2016
Theme: “Where I Come From”

2015

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Marjorie | WATCH
Season 15 Winner
November 2015
Theme: “Untamed”

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Emma | WATCH
Season 14 Winner
May 2015
Theme: “Going For It”

2014

Nimisha

Nimisha | WATCH
Season 13 Winner
November 2014
Theme: “Thanks a Lot”

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Steve | WATCH
Season 12 Winner
May 2014
Theme: “Out There”

2013

Sean Carney

Sean | WATCH
Season 11 Winner
November 2013
Theme: “Dilemma”

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Steve | WATCH
Season 10 Winner
May 2013
Theme: “Power”

2012

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Diane | WATCH
Season 9 Winner
November 2012
Theme: “Firsts”

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Marjorie | WATCH
Season 8 Winner
May 2012
Theme: “Burned”

2011

Ben D

Ben
Season 7 Winner
November 2011
Theme “In Stitches”

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Caitlin | WATCH
Season 6 Winner
May 2011
Theme: “Out of Place”

2010

Amanda

Amanda | WATCH
Season 5 Winner
November 2010
Theme: “Busted”

OlgaS

Olga | WATCH
Season 4 Winner
August 2010
Theme: “Show and Tell”

2009

Ky Mettler

Ky | WATCH
Season 3 Winner
November 2009
Theme “Letting Go”

2008

Ryan Barlow

Ryan | WATCH
Season 2 Winner
November 2008
     

2007

Juliette

Juliet
Season 1 Winner
November 2007

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