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Story Week at the AWP Conference Story Week and Bath Spa Present—Literary Rock and Roll!

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The Story Week Festival of Writers, sponsored by Columbia College Chicago’s Fiction Writing Department, and Bath Spa University’s Research Centre for Contemporary Writing are pleased to collaborate, along with AWP and Metro, in presenting another uniquely entertaining evening of readings and music. Three high-profile writers representing a range of voices, subjects, approaches to story, and the audience will be joined by one of the best blues guitarists at work in Chicago.

This event features: Audrey Niffenegger, author of The Time Traveler’s Wife, Her Fearful Symmetry; Irvine Welsh, Trainspotting, Ecstasy; Aleksandar Hemon, Love and Obstacles, The Lazarus Project (National Book Award finalist); and Ronnie Baker Brooks, acclaimed Chicago blues guitarist.

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