Tagged with Bill Shunn

Get to Know: Bill Shunn

Hello Essay Fiesta fans! It’s hump day, which means we are less than a week from the next reading. Now, the holidays are a time to get together with old friends, drink some hot cocoa and share some good stories. And guess what? We’re going to be doing that on Dec. 19 at the Book … Continue reading


Essay Fiesta Announces December Line-Up

You’re probably dreaming of a white Christmas. Well keep those sugar-plumb fairies at bay until after the 19th because Essay Fiesta is going to stuff your mental stocking with heaping helpings of literary joy! That’s right, we are proud to welcome the following readers to our December line-up: Queen of Story Club (and recent bride) … Continue reading

Bring in Da Tuesday Funk!

If you love a great beer and a good story, then you’ll absolutely love Tuesday Funk at Hopleaf! Hosted by the talented Bill Shunn (Essay Fiesta alumni), this month’s readers are: Essay Fiesta Co-producer Keith Ecker, Maggie Kast, Jenny Seay, Steven H. Silver, and Joe Weintraub.¬† Readers read a variety of styles. Show is this … Continue reading

Essay Fiesta’s Gotta Have That Funk

Essay Fiesta alum Bill Shunn is spear-heading the second incarnation of the Hopleaf reading series Tuesday Funk. This Tuesday, Oct. 5, at 7:30 p.m. is the “fall fiction series,” which features Bill Shunn, Connor Coyne and Jackie Adamski. ¬†Shunn is an Essay Fiesta all-star and will certainly bring the “reading funk” to this eclectic series … Continue reading

Thank You!

Thank you everyone who made it out to Essay Fiesta last night. We had a wonderful show, and thanks to you all, we broke our previous fundraising record. We’d like to once again thank all our readers: William Shunn, Jim Pickett, Cameron Esposito, Rebecca Rine-Stone and Bryan Bowden. For those that didn’t get a chance … Continue reading

Essay Fiesta Reader Profile: Bill Shunn

Bill (William) Shunn is a former Mormon and a science fiction writer. For a short while he was an ordained minister in Alberta, Canada, which resulted in his arrest and expulsion from the great northern nation. His first published science fiction story, “From Our Point of View We Had Moved to the Left,” appeared in … Continue reading

Essay Fiesta’s April Line-Up

Wait no longer folks. Behold! Essay Fiesta’s April line-up in all its list-like glory! (The show will be on April 19th at the Book Cellar at 7 p.m.) Stand-up comic Cameron Esposito Writer, activist and the brains behind LifeLube.org Jim Pickett Stand-up comic and Second City Training Center instructor Bryan Bowden Science fiction writer William … Continue reading