Get To Know: Megan Stielstra

Essay Fiesta survived last night’s thunderstorms. Now we’re bracing ourselves for the flood of amazing talent that we’ll be showcasing on Monday! And our final reader to make a splash? Megan Stielstra!

Megan Stielstra is the literary director for 2nd Story, the storytelling series that goes well with a bottle of wine!

Megan has told stories for The Goodman, The Steppenwolf, The Museum of Contemporary Art, The Chicago Cultural Center, The Chicago Poetry Center, Wordstock Literary Festival, The Neo-Futurarium, and Chicago Public Radio, among others, and is a Literary Death Match Champ. Her fiction has appeared in a number of publications including Other Voices, Fresh Yarn, Pindeldyboz, Swink, Perigee, Annalemma and Venus. She makes her change by teaching creative writing at Columbia College and The University of Chicago.

Come on out June 21 at 7 p.m. at the Book Cellar to see Megan and the rest of our readers!


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