Write Club

Write Club

Tue, February 19, 2013

7:00 pm

The Hideout

Chicago, IL

$10 at the door

Write Club
Write Club
WRITE CLUB. Literature as blood sport. Prize money to charity.

WRITE CLUB Chicago - Chapter 67: You Give Love a Bad Name. Honestly. It's Really Just the Worst.

Gwynn Fulcher (LOVE) vs. Amy Eaton (MARRIAGE)
Raquelle Weingarten (LOVE) vs. Caroline Dillon (SEX)
Ian Belknap (LOVE) vs. Eric Ruelle (HATE)

WRITE CLUB - "Best Literary Event," 2013 Chicago Reader Poll; "Best Live Reading Series," 2013 Chicago Magazine's Best of Chicago, "Top Five of Everything," 2013 New City Year-End Issue

"The punchiest thing to hit literature since Hemingway" - Chicago Reader

3 bouts of
2 opposing writers/2 opposing ideas (assigned in advance)
7 minutes apiece
Audience picks a winner
Cut of proceeds to charities of the winners' choosing

$10 at door! Cash only! ATM on site!

Don't feel tardy - haul your sunbaked carcass to the Hideout for Back to School bouts - join Overlord Ian Belknap (New City's "Lit 50 2013" list) as he presides over these knuckle-breaking bouts that will scoop out that cocoa butter that's replaced your brains and fill your skull with protractors.

As ever, the real star of the show, Timekeeper Lindsay Muscato will keep things weird.

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Venue Information:
The Hideout
1354 W. Wabansia Ave
Chicago, IL, 60642