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Readings Tue Dec 10 2013

Curbside Splendor's Essay Collective Reads This Friday

Curbside Splendor celebrates their catalog of non-fiction writers with The Essay Collective, a reading on Friday, Dec. 13 at 6:30pm at City Lit Books, 2523 N. Kedzie. The lineup features some great storytellers with an abundance of creative non-fiction to share.

Presenting are Samantha Irby, author of the essay collection Meaty and creator of the blog Bitches Gotta Eat; Ben Tanzer, the creative force behind This Blog Will Change Your Life and author of Lost in Space, a forthcoming essay collection about fathers and sons and their relationships; and Megan Stielstra, author of the forthcoming collection of personal essays, Once I Was Cool. Stielstra's essay "Channel B" is included in The Best American Essays 2013.

Books will be available for purchase. Continue the conversation with a post-reading gathering at the Owl, 2521 N. Milwaukee Ave.

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