Please join us Wednesday, December 2nd, for readings, drinks, and trivia at Reading Under the Influence. This month's theme is "NON-DENOMINATIONAL." You don't like the cup? Shove it up your ass. Come out to Sheffield's for drinks, trivia, and great stories.
This month's readers include:
GINT ARAS (Karolis Gintaras Žukauskas) is the author of the forthcoming cross-generational family epic, The Fugue, set for release in December from The Chicago Center for Literature and Photography. He's a photographer and the author of the cult novel, Finding the Moon in Sugar.
CARLY OISHI is a blogger, bowler, and baby watcher. She is the co-creator and former co-producer of Solo in the 2nd City. She'll be publishing her first short story collection with the Chicago Center for Literature and Photography in 2017. When she's not reading her own words out loud to unsuspecting audiences, she sings in a duo called Jon & Carly. Follow her @carlyo.
JAMES WRONA works and resides in the suburbs of Chicago. He loves creating stories and characters in his head throughout the day.James is currently working on putting together a collection of these tales and people.
DANIEL STORY writes for money and love. His work has appeared in Ninth Letter, Boxcar Poetry Review, Diagram, and elsewhere. He was once, for poetic reasons, granted temporary military clearance.
RUI features readings of original short stories plus short-short excerpts of published work related to a theme of the month (Non-denominational) with trivia contests where you can win books and other prizes. We're in the back-back room off the courtyard patio at Sheffield's, 3258 N. Sheffield Ave. Grab a seat and at bite to eat at 7 p.m.; readings start at 7:30 p.m. There's a $3 cover. 21+.
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If so, submit your original work at the next RUI. If your piece is selected, you'll read this same original work at a future RUI, along with published work and trivia questions (both of your choice) related to the theme of that month.
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Video courtesy of Jason Pettus at the Chicago Center for Literature and