Tag: Essay Fiesta

Interview With Keith Ecker

Over the last year I have seen the name Keith Ecker appear in reading series line-ups, press release and all over the interwebs. He is the host of Essay Fiesta and a founding member of the Chicago Story Collective. He is a talented writer, a fine storyteller, and an increasingly relevant mover and shaker in... Read more »

High School Horror Stories

Just in time for Prom (both actual prom and the new horrible looking movie called Prom) High School Horror Stories returns. They are promising prom-themed surprises, and the following line-up Essay Fiesta’s Keith Ecker and Alyson Lyon, Story Club’s Dana Norris, Stories at the Store’s Jen Bosworth, This Much Is True’s Scott Whitehair, The Moth... Read more »

Essay Fiesta Turns One

One of the more successful monthly reading series to benefit Howard Brown Health Center, is celebrating its one-year anniversary with a line-up of all-star readers and special surprises from the Book Cellar on November 15th. Thus far Essay Fiesta has raised over $1,500 for the community health center. The anniversary show features stand-up comic Kelsie... Read more »

Essay Fiesta @ The Book Cellar

First-person, non-fiction fun? Yes, that’s the slogan of Essay Fiesta. Hosted by Keith Ecker and Alyson Lyon this monthly series has been generating some buzz for being just that, fun. The next event is tonight, and with a line-up that includes two comedians you can see why it will be so fun. Comedian Cameron Esposito... Read more »