Bolaño Hits the Jackpot


What kind of fantastic twist of fate would it take to instantly finance an epic stage production of a thousand-page Bolaño novel? As it turns out, it only took a retired stage manager turned monk winning a 153 million dollar Powerball jackpot. The Goodman Theater in Chicago intends to mount its dream production of Roberto Bolaño’s 2666 in the next two years.

Dinah Fay is a poet, copywriter, and social media maven living in Brooklyn. She is the co-host of the Brick City Speaks reading series in Newark, where she is pursuing an MFA in writing from Rutgers University. More from this author →