WBEZ | Book Cellar http://www.wbez.org/tags/book-cellar-0 Latest from WBEZ Chicago Public Radio en Come see me tonight at Essay Fiesta http://www.wbez.org/blogs/claire-zulkey/2013-03/come-see-me-tonight-essay-fiesta-106118 <p><div class="image-insert-image "><img alt="" class="image-original_image" src="http://www.wbez.org/system/files/styles/original_image/llo/insert-images/6778466710_c7a9e68a7c.jpg" style="float: right; height: 300px; width: 300px;" title="Ian Belknap (Flickr/donhall16)" />Tonight at 7 p.m. I will be reading a nonfiction essay at <a href="http://www.bookcellarinc.com/">the Book Cellar</a> (my favorite place to buy books, drink liquor [but not tonight of course, it&#39;s still Lent] and listen to great readings) as part of Essay Fiesta. Also reading tonight will be:</div><ul><li>Writer <a href="http://ericbjorlin.wordpress.com/" target="_blank">Eric Bjorlin</a></li><li>Actor and Storyteller <a href="http://www.robynokrant.com/" target="_blank">Robyn Okrant</a></li><li>Red Eye Columnist <a href="http://www.stephenmarkley.com/" target="_blank">Stephen Markley</a></li><li>Write Club OVERLORD <a href="http://writeclubrules.com/" target="_blank">Ian Belknap</a></li></ul><p>Any proceeds from the reading benefit 826Chi. Learn more about Essay Fiesta and 826 <a href="http://essayfiesta.com/">here</a>. Hope to see you!</p><p><em>Follow me <a href="https://twitter.com/Zulkey">@Zulkey</a></em></p></p> Mon, 18 Mar 2013 09:33:00 -0500 http://www.wbez.org/blogs/claire-zulkey/2013-03/come-see-me-tonight-essay-fiesta-106118 Witty Women at the Book Cellar: Tonight! http://www.wbez.org/blog/claire-zulkey/2011-10-06/witty-women-book-cellar-tonight-92872 <img typeof="foaf:Image" src="http://llnw.wbez.org/blog/photo/2011-October/2011-10-06/wittywomen.jpg" alt="" /><p><p style="text-align: center; "><img alt="" src="http://llnw.wbez.org/blog/insert-image/2011-October/2011-10-06/wittywomen.jpg" style="width: 500px; height: 117px; " title=""></p><p>I'm not just saying this because I'm reading, but I highly encourage you to check out <a href="http://www.bookcellarinc.com/event/witty-women-0">Witty Women at the Book Cellar</a> (my favorite bookstore in Chicago) tonight. You'll be entertained by wonderful local writers <a href="http://www.jennsylvania.com/">Jen Lancaster</a>, <a href="http://www.staceyballis.com/">Stacey Ballis</a>, <a href="http://www.guthagogo.com/">Amy Guth</a>, <a href="http://www.wendymcclure.net/">Wendy McClure</a> (and yours truly as well.) If you haven't been, the Book Cellar is a great place to catch a reading for the following reasons: a.) It's cozy and fun b.) They serve booze c.) They serve food d.) It's in adorable Lincoln Square, where you can find plenty of other cozy fun places that serve booze and food after the reading. This show fills up so get there early for a seat!</p></p> Thu, 06 Oct 2011 14:17:00 -0500 http://www.wbez.org/blog/claire-zulkey/2011-10-06/witty-women-book-cellar-tonight-92872