The Rumpus Reads for 826 Chicago


We are excited to to present an AWP offsite spectacular/fundraiser: The Rumpus Reads for 826 Chicago.

Featuring readings by Nick Flynn, Cheryl Strayed (yes indeed, Sugar will be in the house!), Peter Orner, Sommer Browning, Brian Spears and Stephen Elliott!

Stand-up from Dan Telfer! Music from Hawley!

If you’re going to be at the AWP Convention in Chicago, come by 826 Chicago on Thursday, March 1st, starting at 7:30 for a night of literature, music and comedy.

Donations of $5 will be requested at the door with all proceeds to go to 826 Chicago, a nonprofit youth literacy program!