Tagged with The Paper Machete

Get To Know Ali Weiss

Happy Saturday, Essay Fiesta fans! We are pleased to tell you about a first-time reader to the show. The super talented Ali Weiss. We first saw Ali read at The Paper Machete, the live magazine show she co-produces. But Ali does and has done so much more. Her work has appeared in TimeOut Chicago, Cheeky … Continue reading

Get To Know Noelle Krimm

Sorry we didn’t post anything to the blog yesterday. Essay Fiesta was busy doing some behind-the-scenes work, and we ended up being too tired to touch our computers. But now we’re back on the blogging wagon, and we’re here to tell you about another one of our fantastic readers: Noelle Krimm! We first saw Noelle, … Continue reading

Essay Fiesta Says Get To Know Christopher Piatt

Are you bored today and have nothing to do? Then Essay Fiesta recommends you check out The Paper Machete, the weekly live magazine show hosted by Christopher Piatt. What’s so special about Christopher Piatt? He’s reading at the next Essay Fiesta! Chris is the former theater editor at TimeOut Chicago. This magazine man then left … Continue reading

Get To Know: Andy Bayiates

We here at Essay Fiesta could go on and on about how amazing Andy Bayiates is. And we will! Andy’s a former Neo-Futurist and current playwright. You can find him around town doing readings at shows like The Paper Machete and the Encyclopedia Show. Andy has read with us before, and let us tell you, … Continue reading

Keith Ecker Performs At The Paper Machete

If you’re getting wasted in Lincoln Square tomorrow as many other Maifest revelers will be doing, you should stop by the Grafton for some good old-fashioned live entertainment. The Paper Machete, a weekly live magazine how hosted by Christopher Piatt, is relocating for one week only from Ricochets to the Grafton. And Essay Fiesta’s very … Continue reading