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Women of Letters w/ Marcia Belsky, Glory Edim, Ashley Ford, Colter Jackson, Ariel Lewiton, Constance Shulman & More! - 5/23Wednesday, May 23 2018 7:30pm Doors / 8:15pm Start
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Women of Letters w/ Marcia Belsky, Glory Edim, Ashley Ford, Colter Jackson, Ariel Lewiton, Constance Shulman & More! - 5/23
at City Winery New York City
Women of Letters is everyone’s favorite literary salon!
Stand-up comedian, podcast host, musician and writer MARCIA BELSKY
Founder of Well-Read Black Girl GLORY EDIM
This month, guest host Sharron Paul, introduces a lineup of six women, from various walks of life.
The most interesting and acclaimed writers, musicians, actors, comedians and politicians appear together on stage, in an intimate setting, with the purpose of celebrating female talent and the lost art of letter-writing.
The shows are funny and sad, and never recorded or filmed – part of the magic is that they exist in the moment, and the events are a safe story-telling space.
The show attracts guests of the highest caliber, from all disciplines. Women of Letters veterans include: Molly Ringwald, Jean Grae, Kathleen Turner, Margo Jefferson, Martha Wainwright, Aparna Nancherla, Siri Hustvedt, Edie Falco, Elaine Welteroth, Susan Orlean, Emma Straub, Alexis Okeowo, Sonia Manzano, Eileen Myles, Suki Kim, Tavi Gevinson, Yael Stone, Amber Tamblyn and many more. Proceeds from Women of Letters shows are regularly donated to charity, with over $750,000 being raised globally to date.
“In our world which is becoming increasingly more disconnected by dependency on social media and our tendencies to live online, I feel that projects like Women of Letters are the antidote. Bringing people together in one room to hear people tell their stories is a powerful reminder of our humanity” — Molly Ringwald
“Women of Letters is the perfect alchemy of literary art-party and storytelling, with drinking and bonding for all genders of truth-seekers. Marieke and Michaela deserve a medal for creating this happening while we're on earth.” — Amanda Palmer
“You'll bond with some crazy-talented women over diverse passions, intimate struggles, and of course, drinks.” — BUST Magazine
Hosted by acclaimed author and Moth storyteller Sofija Stefanovic @sstefanovic
Produced by Trish Nelson’s BanterGirl @BanterGirlSTW
Founded by Michaela McGuire @michaelamcguire
and Marieke Hardy @mariekehardy
We are: @WoL_NYC