Tagged with Lit After Dark

Printers Row Lit Fest Is Upon Us!

Hello bookish boys and gals! Last Essay Fiesta was a homerun! Our readers really brought it, and you really helped fund a great cause with a sizable amount of donations for 826CHI. Good work, team! Summer is here, which means the smell of literature is in the air. “Huh?” you say. That’s right. It’s the … Continue reading

Printers Row: Essay Fiesta at Lit After Dark

Printer’s Row Lit Fest 2012, the largest free outdoor literary event in the Midwest, is approaching! And fast! The momentous event will take place Saturday, June 9 and Sunday, June 10 right in historic Printers Row. (That’s on Dearborn Street, from Congress to Polk streets.) And guess what?  ESSAY FIESTA will be performing! That’s right! As part … Continue reading

Festival, Friends and Fundraising

Hello fellow lit lovers! Essay Fiesta’s Keith Ecker and Alyson Lyon had a wonderful time at the Printers Row Lit Fest. The Chicago Story Collective rocked Lit After Dark, and we got to see a ton of our awesome friends, including people from the Book Cellar, Featherproof Books, 826CHI, Knee-Jerk Magazine, the Encyclopedia Show and … Continue reading

Don’t Miss Printers Row And Interface

This Saturday June 4 at 6:15 p.m., the Chicago Story Collective, which includes Keith Ecker and Alyson Lyon of Essay Fiesta, will be performing a special set as part of the Printers Row Fest’s Lit After Dark programming. This is a huge honor, and we really hope some of our dedicated fans will come out … Continue reading

Essay Fiesta Set to Cool Music

If you missed May’s Essay Fiesta, you can check out the video highlights set to music by Jason Pettus of the Chicago Center for Literature and Photography.  Thanks for putting that together! It’s super-cool! Also, mark your calendars: Alyson and Keith (along with the Chicago Story Collective) at Printer’s Row “Lit After Dark” on June … Continue reading

Essay Fiesta To Visit Printers Row Lit Fest

Every year bookish nerds from around the country convene on a street in the South Loop to share stories of stories and use words to discuss words. The annual festivity is known as the Printers Row Lit Fest, and if you’ve never been, then MY GOD you haven’t lived!!! For the literate exhibitionist, there is … Continue reading