There are plenty of opportunities to indulge your sweet tooth in October. Sweetest Day, the dumbest pseudo-holiday that ever was, takes place on October 17th. On October 18th, you can take a bite out of the much-less-stupid National Chocolate Cupcake Day. Two days later, October 20th, is National Brandied Fruit Day, which involves real fruit … Continue reading
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Get to Know: J.H. Palmer
Before we introduce the last reader at our Essay Fiesta holiday show (the wonderful J.H. Palmer), we just want to give a big THANK YOU to Newcity for recognizing us and Chicago’s storytelling scene as part of its annual Best of Chicago feature. J.H. is a writer for Gapers Block. She’s also a regular presence … 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
Gapers Block Reviews CSC and Chicago Subtext Interviews Keith Ecker
Hello Essay Fiesta fans! We were recently hit with a whirlwind of media coverage, and we couldn’t be happier. This week two online publications decided to write about little old us, specifically the Chicago Story Collective and Essay Fiesta’s Keith Ecker. If you want to see what you missed at the Chicago Story Collective’s stellar … 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
Essay Fiesta Announces April Line-Up!
Hello Essay Fiesta fans! April is shaping up to be a pretty amazing month for us. We have a stellar line up of some of Chicago’s most talented writers. Also, for the first time in Essay Fiesta history, Keith is going to be missing the show. (He’s taking a trip to Costa Rica.) In his … Continue reading