Gathering around together, humans have always told stories. Through them, we define our identities and shape our understanding of the world. Master storyteller and bestselling author Richard Van Camp writes of the power of storytelling and its potential to transform speakers and audiences alike. In Gather, Van Camp shares what elements make a compelling story and offers insights into basic storytelling techniques, such as how to read a room and how to capture the attention of listeners. He delves further into the impact storytelling can have, helping readers understand how to create community and how to banish loneliness through their tales. Van Camp also includes stories from Elders, friends and family.