IT’S OUR 9TH BIRTHDAY. You are morally obligated to come down to The Book Cellar on Monday, November 19th at 7pm. Also, this lineup is going to be so good, we might never need to have another birthday: Archy Jamjun is a storyteller, writer, professor, server, partner, cat-owner and TJ Maxxsonista. His work has been … Continue reading
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Essay Fiesta Turns 9 on November 19th!
Essay Fiesta turns 9 years old this month, which is 63 in dog years, 52 in cat years, and 97.4 in live lit years. Like many middle-aged dogs and cats, Essay Fiesta can be trusted to be left at home alone without wrecking the furniture. It will, however, still pee on the floor from time … Continue reading
Oh Hey Our May Lineup Is Going to Slay
We don’t care that Monday is a school day, okay? Run away to the Book Cellar Cafe. Order a cafe au lait or a glass of cabernet (or beaujolais) and watch this lineup put on an essay display: Archy Jamjun is a storyteller and writer from Chicago. He has participated in many shows around the … Continue reading
On Monday the 15th of May, Make Way for Essays!
Once again it is May. No way, you say? We say way. So put a beret on your toupee and eat a parfait at the gourmet buffet. Don’t let a case of Monday Dismay keep you away from the Book Cellar Cafe on the third Monday in May (that’s May 15th). Join hosts Willy Nast … Continue reading
Our January Lineup Is A Real Force!
Instead of going to see the new Star Wars movie for the 14th time, how about you come see us on Monday night, January 18th, 7pm – at The Book Cellar. We have fewer special effects, but our fandom is even nerdier, and these writers will play some sweet jedi mind tricks on you: Stephanie … Continue reading
Essay Fiesta Strikes Back in 2016!
The new Star Wars movie was undoubtedly the single biggest event in entertainment in 2015, but its box office dominance is about to come to an abrupt end. Cinemas everywhere will sit empty and movie theater screens will go dark, as record crowds flock to The Book Cellar for 2016’s first edition of Essay Fiesta, … Continue reading