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Essay Fiesta Turns 4 on November 18!

Essay Fiesta Turns 4 on November 18!

Essay Fiesta is getting old. November is our 4th birthday, which is about 72 in live lit years. We can hardly believe it’s been four whole years since Alyson and Keith started the show, and one year since they handed it over to Willy and Karen. But we do love an excuse to celebrate and … Continue reading

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

Get To Know: Shannon Cason

The July Essay Fiesta show is less than a week away! Can you feel the excitement? Can you? We are pleased as spiked punch to welcome storyteller extraordinaire Shannon Cason back to the mic. Shannon is a masterful storyteller who is best known as The Moth’s GRANDSLAM champion of Chicago. He’s also a regular on … Continue reading