Write Club - Annual War on Xmas Edition

Write Club - Annual War on Xmas Edition

Tue, December 16, 2014

7:00 pm

The Hideout

Chicago, IL

$20.00

Tickets at the Door

Write Club - Annual War on Xmas Edition
Write Club - Annual War on Xmas Edition
WRITE CLUB. Literature as blood sport. Prize money to charity.

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

WRITE CLUB is:
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

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

Cut of show proceeds to charities of the victors' choosing, but mainly, our combatants do battle for the coveted Loving Cup of Deathless Fucking Glory:

David Isaacson (GIVE) vs Susan Karp (RECEIVE)

Dave Stinton (NAUGHTY) vs Emily Rose (NICE)

Samantha Irby (SANTA) vs Ian Belknap (JESUS)

Hope & Nonthings will be here, selling copies of the WRITE CLUB anthology Bare-Knuckled Lit: The Best of WRITE CLUB

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Venue Information:
The Hideout
1354 W. Wabansia Ave
Chicago, IL, 60642
http://www.hideoutchicago.com