Program Types & Topics


Anne McCrady's Programs Leave Audiences InSpired!



Ideas for InSpired Living     

Leadership Events   

Educational Gatherings

Community Programs 

Spiritual Presentations

Story Concerts

Literary Events

Political Events

Poetry Readings      


Peace Events

InSpired Keynotes




Anne is happy to create a program not listed below; fees vary by audience, event and venue.

Contact Anne to inquire about an InSpiritry presentation, appearance or consultation!


InSpiritry Speeches & Keynotes

Ideas for InSpired Living - Living a More Meaningful Life

What the World Needs Now! Living Your InSpirational Life

Always Open - The Sign of an Invitational Life

The Gift of Memories - Remembering Those We Love

Change Your Story, Change Your Life

Every Moment is Poetic - Being Mindful of Miracles

What a Story! Living a Life to Remember, Then Sharing It

A Spirit of Service - The Key to a Life with Meaning

In Love with the World - The 7 C's of InSpiritry

Nature - Retreat, Renewal & Re-creation

Passionate Listening - Compassionate Lives

Tell Me a Story! Tales Your Grandchild Needs to Hear

We, Women - Our Truest Stories, Our Strongest Selves

Peace - The Place We Meet Each Other

Why Memories Matter - The Power of the Stories Inside

The Art of Observation - Seeing with a Poet's Eye

It's O.K. - The First Words on the Path to Peace

Life's Transitions - The Blessings of Change

A Living Legacy - The Heirlooms of Family Stories

D-R-E-A-M - Creating a Path through Upheaval

The Cup or the Well - Taking Care of You

The Blessing of Need - Life with Meaning

Words for Air - Surviving & Thriving with Chronic Illness

Stop Trying to Help Me Remember! Stories as Dementia Care

Today's Choices -  Tomorrow's Stories

Midlife - Landing or Taking Off? 

For Generations and Generations - Our Shared Stories

New Balance - Spirituality for the Here and Now

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InSpired Leadership - Organizational & Corporate InSpiritry

Believe, Belong, Become - InSpired Organizations 

That Makes Me Cry! - Using Your Group's InSpiring Stories

Heart to Heart - The Corporate Power of InSpired Conversations

Good to Greater Good - Business for a Better World

Start Something Big - Turning Your Ideas into Action

That Makes a Great Story! - How Information Becomes InSpiration

Live and Learn - The Authority of Wisdom

We, Women - How Compassionate Strength Leads...and Follows

Consilience - Using the Power of Everything We Know

STEAM for Adults - Facilitating Creative & Intellectual Exploration

The Non-Profit Board - A Web of (Human) Resources

Their Family Story - Your Next Sustaining Gift

InSpirational Leader -  Every Employee's Job Title

The Courage (and Competence) to Chart a New Course

Mission Marketing - Making InSpiration Your Brand

Doing the Right Thing...But Who's Right?

InSpiring Your Next Set of Leaders - Who? How? When?

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InSpired Learning - Educational InSpiritry 

Believe, Belong, Become - InSpired Classrooms, Dynamic Schools

What Difference Does It Make? Transcending Gender, Culture & Race

Falling in Love with Language - Teaching, Writing & Enjoying Poetry

STEM Poetry - Creative Writing as Scientific Method

WordPlay - Social Emotional Learning though Poetry

Mindfulness, Meaning & Mastery - InSpired Learning

Teaching the Art of Observation - A Poet's Eye, A Student's Heart

Consilience - Everything Crosses Curriculum

Metaphor - A Cross-Curricular Teaching Tool

Click on It! - Literary Devices as Hypertext

The Future Runs on STEAM - Arts & Science Integration 

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InSpired Communities - Shared InSpiritry

Hometown History - The Stories We Share

The Future is Brighter Than You Think

Home-grown Heroes - Ordinary People with Extraordinary Stories

Volunteerism - Open Hearts. Open Minds. Open Lives.

The Art of Peace: Creativity. Compassion. Community.

Diversity: We're All A Little Weird - What's Your Story? 

Girls Raised in the South - Surviving Race, Religion & Donna Reed

Not (Exactly) Like Me - Opening Our Lives to Difference

Curiosity, Creative Thinking & Consilience - Learning Starts Here!

Courage - The Beginning of the Next Big Thing

Mentoring Minds, Making Futures

A Spirit of Service - Connecting Communities

History and Her Story - InSpirations from our Past

How Are the Children? - Our Roles as Mentors & Elders

Questions then Answers- Fostering Meaningful Conversations

The Future Runs on STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, The Arts, Math)

Community Heroes - Pastors, Problem-Solvers & Peacemakers 

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Spiritual Presentations

Science as Spirituality - A Love Affair with the World

Words of Wisdom - Poetry as a Spiritual Practice 

Poetry & Prayer - The Language of Our Longing 


Storytelling Concerts

Stories for Very Young Audiences

Global Stories of Wit & Wisdom

Women of Strength & Spirit

Peace: One Person at a Time

Eureka! Discovery, Invention & Ideas

The Way It Really Happened - Historical Narratives

Christmas Stories & Songs

Personal Stories & Family Heirlooms

Mindful of Miracles - Stories of Faith & Friendship

GRITS - Girls Raised In The South

Texas Tales & Tunes 

For 30 Years Anne's Storytelling Style & Audience Connection Has Delighted Audiences

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Hear audio samples of Anne's InSpiring messages! 


Poetry Readings

Selections from Anne's Published Works

Along Greathouse Road, Under a Blameless Moon, Letting Myself In and many Books, Anthologies & Journals

Poems from Anne's Poet with a Press Pass blog and podcasts about current events

Topical Selections of Anne's Award-Winning Poetry

Nature, Family Life, Women's Lives, Transitions, Peace, Social Justice, Science, Global News, Spirituality, Gardening, East Texas, Men's Life Experiences, Love & Relationships, Hiking/Hunting/Fishing, The South, East Texas, Self Discovery, Aging, Rural Life, Children, Art, Travel

Anne's Unique Voice and Passion for Poetry Readings Have Made Her a Favorite with Poetry Audiences

Enjoy text and audio of Anne's Poetry!

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Workshops, Seminars & Retreats

InSpiritry - Living Your InSpirational Life (Personal Growth, Family Living, Interpersonal Relationships, Community Involvement, Peacemaking)

Writing - Poetry, Personal Narrative, Oral Stories, Issue Advocacy, Musical Theater

Speaking - The Art and Teaching of Storytelling, Poetry Reading, Spoken Word, Public Speaking, Emcee Mastery

Activism - News, Peace, Social Justice, The Arts, Social Entrepreneurship, Non-Profit Economy, Community Involvement

Spirituality - Personal Spirituality, Sacred Writing, Creative Worship, Mission Development, Peacemaking, Stories of Our Faith

Science & Nature - Science & Science News Topics, Nature Writing, STEAM topics, Arts-integration of Science Education

Education - InSpired Learning & Teaching Techniques, Arts Integration, STEAM Activities, Social Emotional Learning, Gender Bias

OpenWords Community Outreach - Creative Writing, Story Sharing & Personal Development Sessions

Gatherings - Non-Profits, Schools, Congregations, Conferences, Clubs, Retreats, Festivals, Guilds

Custom Residencies & Retreats, Interactive Workshops and Extended Programs

are available on any of Anne's Presentation Topics 

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Civic, Cultural & Organization Events

Poetry Readings & Open Mic Sessions

Storytelling Concerts

Awards Ceremonies

Nonprofit Fundraisers

Anne believes helping audiences fall in love with speakers is an art and privilege

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Peace Event Consultations

Storytelling Coaching

Poetry Critique or Review

Personal Spirituality Sessions

InSpired Living Conversations

Anne enjoys encouraging others to live, express and share their own amazing lives

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