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CHI (P) - Tell Me a Story: Short Story Listening and Discussion (3:30 PM)

Author Neil Gaiman says of short stories, "They are tiny windows into other worlds and other minds and dreams. They are journeys you can make to the far side of the universe and still be back in time for dinner." Because they are short by definition, they can only touch on character, plot, theme, conflict, etc. in abbreviated, but dramatic fashion.

We invite TTN Chicago members who love fiction or are just curious to join us - we will be meeting at a member's home in Lincoln Park.  We will begin by listening to one story read aloud, and then we will participate in a guided discussion of the text. Using the collection found in the book 100 Years of the Best American Short Stories, we'll be reading a wide array of authors such as Ernest Hemingway, Nancy Hale, James Baldwin, Grace Paley and Jamaica Kincaid. Their stories are sure to entertain and intrigue you!

TTN Members Pat Blank and Mary Lee Gosz will facilitate our sessions.

We will serve tea or coffee and follow along from the short story anthology during the meetings. Sessions will be held on the second Monday of every month, ending on May 9. Sign up for one or all of the sessions!

There is no better way to spend an afternoon together listening to a great short story and discussing it with your TTN friends. We hope you'll join us!

Due to the limited capacity of this event, please be respectful of your fellow members and register only if you plan to attend. If you do need to cancel, please cancel as early as possible so that someone on the waitlist can join us. Thanks!

Monday, May 09, 2022, 3:30 PM until 5:00 PM
A member's home in Lincoln Park - details will be provided in the confirmation email

Additional Info:
Event Contact(s):
Patricia Blank
MaryLee S Gosz
Registration is required
Payment In Full In Advance Only
TTN Chicago Covid Policy: Vaccination is required for all TTN Chicago sponsored indoor events. Proof of ID and vaccination may be required to enter some public places. We will adhere to any applicable mask mandates. Out of courtesy to your fellow TTN members, please do not attend an event if you are experiencing any Covid symptoms.
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