Tagged with Beth Stelling

Why Beth Stelling Is Awesome!

Usually Essay Fiesta introduces the month’s readers to you in a forum we call “Get To Know.” But since all our readers for our special anniversary show have read before, we thought we’d change things up a bit with a series we like to call “Why So-And-So Is Awesome!” First up, Beth Stelling. The Chicago … Continue reading

Essay Fiesta Announces Anniversary Line Up

Essay Fiesta is turning 1 on Nov. 15th, and to celebrate the event, we have packed our anniversary show with some really stellar talent. Come out to the Book Cellar at 7 p.m. to see the hilarious and awe-inspiring: Playwright and former Neo-Futurist Andy Bayiates! Stand-up comic extraordinaire Cameron Esposito! Improviser and host of reading … Continue reading

Alyson and Keith Take Over the World

First, thank you everyone who made it out to Essay Fiesta last night. We raised nearly $100 for Howard Brown. If you didn’t make it, here’s just a taste of what you missed: An essay about how pimping really is not easy An essay about how the movie The Toy starring Richard Pryor was more … Continue reading