Tagged with J.W. Basilo

A Tax-Free Essay Fiesta – TONIGHT

A Tax-Free Essay Fiesta – TONIGHT

Come by the Book Cellar TONIGHT – 7pm – and let this duty-free lineup cure your Tax Day blues. Shannon Cason is a writer and storyteller. He has told stories a lot of places. He co-hosts a storytelling show called Do Not Submit at Powell’s Bookstore. He also hosts a podcast called Homemade Stories on … Continue reading

You Will Not Find Our April Lineup TAXing

There are three guarantees in life: death, taxes, and Essay Fiesta. Treat your wallet right this Tax Day by joining us at The Book Cellar – Monday, April 15th – 7pm – for some tax-free first-person non-fiction line items. Just try and deduct this lineup – we dare you: Comedian Kelsie Huff Writer (and Book … Continue reading

What a Day That Was: Essay Fiesta Recap

Hello friends of Essay Fiesta. This past literary extravaganza was a swell shindig indeed. Great prizes were won. Wonderful readers performed their work. Baristas slung coffees and beers. People absorbed art. We have to say it was a smashing success. Our good buddy Monte (who is also an Essay Fiesta alumni) was kind enough to … Continue reading

Get to Know: J.W. Basilo

Hump day has passed, which means it’s pretty much smooth sailing to the next Essay Fiesta. The next performer we’d like to introduce is our friend and Essay Fiesta alumni J.W. Basilo. J.W. is known for his moxie on and off the stage. The professional poet (yes, you read that right) has performed his unique … Continue reading

Essay Fiesta Is One Week Away!

Hello Essay Fiesta fans! Our April show is right around the corner. Usually we take this week to post reader bios. However, we’re going to be a little MIA on the Internets. Keith, who manages the blog and is actually speaking about himself in third person as he types this, is traveling to Costa Rica … Continue reading