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Our March Lineup Will Pull You Out Of Your Cave

Our March Lineup Will Pull You Out Of Your Cave

We know you’re still groggy from a winters hibernation, but this awesome lineup will be at The Book Cellar tonight at 7pm, ready to rouse you from your stupor! Katie Dow is a preschool teacher who has always really loved stories- reading them and writing them, telling them and listening to them. She has told … Continue reading

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Essay Fiesta Has a Case of the Mondays on June 19th!

Essay Fiesta Has a Case of the Mondays on June 19th!

On Monday, June 19, 1978, the first Garfield comic strip made its debut in 41 newspapers. Since its inception, the cutting-edge comic has never been afraid to shy away from controversial topics like Mondays, naps, and lasagna, so it’s no wonder that Garfield sprawled to over 2,500 newspapers and spawned a billion-dollar-a-year merchandising enterprise. (Yes, … Continue reading

On July 20th, A Mammoth And Delicious Essay Fiesta

On July 20th, A Mammoth And Delicious Essay Fiesta

On July 20, 1801, a community of devout Baptists in Connecticut combined their powers to create a 1,235-pound wheel of cheese, which they sent down the eastern shore via sailboat and sleigh to Washington D.C., where President Thomas Jefferson awaited the gift. According to newspaper accounts, Jefferson “stood in the White House doorway, arms outstretched, … Continue reading

ONLY YOU Can Appreciate Our April Lineup

ONLY YOU Can Appreciate Our April Lineup

Tonight is the night! Monday, April 20th! Do Smokey the Bear proud and come out to The Book Cellar at 7 pm. (Bring s’mores. And Doritos. Plus a couple pizzas and a bag of Funyuns. Thanks.) We’ll be passing around the bucket to raise money for 826CHI and our smoking-hot readers will be passing around some smoking-hot stories. Rebecca … Continue reading

Alyson Performs at The Kates

Hey Essay Fiesta fans! Need a good laugh before September? Get your the end-of-the-summer yucks at The Kates! It’s happening this Saturday at 7 p.m. And it’s totally FREE! Essay Fiesta’s Alyson Lyon and Stories at the Store (and Essay Fiesta alumni) Jen Bosworth will be teaming up as a comedic duo to deliver original … Continue reading