Please join us Wednesday, May 6th, for readings, drinks, and trivia at Reading Under the Influence. This month's theme is "X," a celebration of RUI's tenth anniversary! Sheffield's even has a surprise in store for all it's guests, with such great authors as these:
Jesse Jordan, former staff at Reading Under the Influence and author of Gospel Hollow.
Naomi Huffman, former staff at Reading Under the Influence, assistant literary editor of Curbside Splendor books, and host of The Morrow.
Julia Borcherts, founder of Reading Under the Influence and publicist at Kaye Publicity.
Rob Duffer, founder of Reading Under the Influence and staff writer for Chicago Tribune.
Bronwyn Mead, trapeze artist and staff at Reading Under the Influence.
Erin Nederbo, founder and curator of Encylopizzeria.com and staff at Reading Under the Influence.
Frankie Migacz, registered psychopath and staff at Reading Under the Influence.
Behnam Riahi, short story editor at the Chicago Center for Literature and Photography and staff at Reading Under the Influence.
Hosted by Jon Natzke.
RUI features readings of original short stories plus short-short excerpts of published work related to a theme of the month (X) 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+.
Questions? Email us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
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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.