Tagged with Amy Sumpter

Our September Lineup Does Not Include Willy

Our September Lineup Does Not Include Willy

Holy moly, check out our awesome lineup. You can see them at the Book Cellar on Monday, September 17th at 7pm without having to see Willy Nast. What a treat! Britt Julious is a writer of many genres, an editor, a digital nomad, and a storyteller from Chicago. She currently serves as the Editorial Director … Continue reading

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Our August Lineup Eclipses the Eclipse!

Our August Lineup Eclipses the Eclipse!

After you watch the solar eclipse and feel the need for an even more impressive astronomical phenomenon, come to The Book Cellar at 7pm on Monday, August 21st for this lineup of writers and performers whose brightness you can stare directly into without going blind: Amy Sumpter has been doing stand-up for 10 years. She … Continue reading

Hungover Dads Love Our June Lineup

Hungover Dads Love Our June Lineup

We know that his head is pounding from the Father’s Day kegger, but find a hungover dad (any hungover dad will do), give him some water, and bring him to The Book Cellar at 7pm on Monday, June 20th for an evening of personal essays in support of 826CHI. He’s going to love all of … Continue reading

Take A Hungover Dad To Essay Fiesta on June 20th!

Take A Hungover Dad To Essay Fiesta on June 20th!

Father’s Day, the day when all fathers get away from their families to throw a raging, dads-only keg party in the woods, is always followed the next day by the less-recognized-but-equally-important Hungover Dad Day, when dads sleep in, skip work, and eventually watch all their pending Snapchat stories from the Father’s Day kegger. After your … Continue reading

Warm Up with Essay Fiesta on January 20!

Warm Up with Essay Fiesta on January 20!

It’s cold. Too cold to make dumb jokes about how cold it is. But it’s warm at The Book Cellar. And there’s no better way to warm your heart than an evening of stories that also raises money for 826CHI. So join hosts Karen Shimmin and Willy Nast on Monday, January 20th at 7 pm, along with a lineup that … Continue reading

Alyson Performs at The Kates

Hey Essay Fiesta fans! Need a good laugh before September? Get your the end-of-the-summer yucks at The Kates! It’s happening this Saturday at 7 p.m. And it’s totally FREE! Essay Fiesta’s Alyson Lyon and Stories at the Store (and Essay Fiesta alumni) Jen Bosworth will be teaming up as a comedic duo to deliver original … Continue reading