Since the fourth Wednesday of December is Christmas Day - and since we know that having to listen to the sound of Willy's voice would totally ruin Christmas for you and your loved ones - we thought we'd give you an early present, by bringing you three stories recorded at Essay Fiesta.
If you’re a regular listener, you’ve probably heard us talk about Essay Fiesta. Maybe you’ve even been to an Essay Fiesta or three. For those of you who don't know, Essay Fiesta is a monthly reading series that takes place at the Book Cellar, our favorite independent bookstore. Seven readers perform first-person, non-fiction essays that make us laugh, cry, and feel all of the feelings. But the real reason we are there is to raise money for 826CHI, our favorite non-profit dedicated to working with students on their writing.
We've been wanting to bring you some stories from Essay Fiesta since we began hosting back in January. Today, we are finally doing it! So take a break from holiday shopping and yelling