Tagged with John Wilson

Get to Know Essay Fiesta’s June Performers

Essay Fiesta’s special tribute to Chicago is just around the corner! On June 18, your favorite Chicago live lit event will be honoring the Windy City’s 175th birthday with a Chicago-themed show. Come out to the Book Cellar to witness the amazing literary feats of our esteemed performers: Bitches Gotta Eat blogger Samantha Irby. This woman … Continue reading

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Tonight, Essay Fiesta…Wednesday, Stories at the Store

Yahoo! More stories from Chicago’s storytelling enthusiasts! Tonight is our 16th installment of Essay Fiesta! Come out and celebrate with some great stories by the likes of Ian Belknap, Dennis Frymire, Janna Sobel, Arch Jamjun and John Wilson. Then on Wednesday, come on down to The Store (Halsted & Armitage) for Jen Bosworth’s story night.  … Continue reading

Essay Fiesta Announces February Line-Up!

Have we got a show for you! February’s Essay Fiesta is completely insane. Seriously, someone should lock us up. Mark your calendars for Feb. 21, so you don’t miss it! Here’s the stellar line-up: Host of Write Club and the Encyclopedia Show’s Fact Checker Ian Belknap. Hubris Productions company member, SKALD winner and The Moth … Continue reading

Essay Fiesta Says Get To Know John Wilson

Us here at Essay Fiesta can barely contain ourselves in anticipation of the awesomeness that is our August showcase. We are literally doing the “I need to go potty” dance. But for now, we’ll have to satiate our literary appetites by telling you a little bit about one of our upcoming readers John Wilson. John … Continue reading

Essay Fiesta Announces August Line-Up

School’s going to be back in session soon. If you’re looking to get your learn on a little early, then you should check out our August 16th installment of Essay Fiesta. The line-up is chock full of comedians. We got all kinds of funny people, from stand-ups to improvisers to a highly intelligent ape from … Continue reading