Tagged with Keeth Ecker

Essay Fiesta Says Go To Da Funk

Yo, Essay Fiesta peoples! Tonight’s Tuesday Funk at Hopleaf, which starts at 7:30 p.m., sounds awesome! The show features readings by Zoe Zolbrod (Currency), Gina Frangello (Slut Lullabies) and Shannon Morley Millken. Get there early and order up a Duvel and a cashew butter/fig spread on sourdough. You’ll be totally satisfied! Great food, great writers…what … Continue reading

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Essay Fiesta Visits The Chicago Fringe Festival

Yo! Essay Fiesta fans! The first-ever Chicago Fringe Festival is officially underway in the Pilsen neighborhood, boasting a bazillion shows on a gazillion stages from all over the country, world and stratosphere! Last night Essay Fiesta’s Alyson Lyon went to the Casa Aztlan and saw The Steve Show. The Steve Show is written by and … Continue reading

Essay Fiesta Is Moving Right Along

This past weekend, Essay Fiesta did some heavy lifting—literally. Essay Fiesta’s Keith Ecker moved just a few blocks to a new pad in the heart of Andersonville. The space is perfect for a writer, complete with a separate office that overlooks a backyard. Helping with the transition, both physically and emotionally, were Essay Fiesta’s very … Continue reading

Essay Fiesta Reads Through The Summer of 2010

Well, it’s coming to a close.  Summer. Those two months of flip-flops and lemonade are drawing nigh.  Sigh. With that, Essay Fiesta would like to recommend some end-of-the-summer reads to close out this sunny season. Alyson just read Jeff Garlin’s My Footprint: Carrying the Weight of the World. This is one of those books you … Continue reading

Essay Fiesta Announces September Line-Up

Hey Essay Fiesta fans! Have we got a great show planned for Sept. 20. We’ll be welcoming old faces and new faces alike. Check out who’ll be taking the mic below. Write Club host Ian Belknap Neo-Futurist Alum Noelle Krimm 2nd Story Contributor Andrew Reilly Comedian, Author and Teacher Rebecca Rine-Stone Former Playboy.com Editor Scott … Continue reading

Essay Fiesta Is Accepting Submissions

One year ago, Essay Fiesta was but a dream in the minds of Keith and Alyson. Then one day, over dinner, Keith and Alyson decided to make this dream a reality. And so, after a couple months of hard work and planning, Essay Fiesta was born. Come this November, we’ll be celebrating our one-year anniversary. … Continue reading