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Women of Letters

April 6

Joe's Pub


Doors at 6:00PM
Show at 7:00PM

Women of Letters is everyone’s favorite literary salon!

Every month, New York’s best and brightest women come together on stage to celebrate the lost art of letter writing. Expect laughter, tears, and camaraderie as host Sofija Stefanovic welcomes guests reading “A letter to my elephant in the room”. Together on stage for the first time ever:

International best-selling author and essayist SIRI HUSTVEDT

Beloved comedian and activist ELSA WAITHE 

Acclaimed executive director of the National Book Foundation LISA LUCAS

Revered comic and author of The Symptoms of My Insanity MINDY RAF

World-renowned burlesque performer DIRTY MARTINI

Award-winning poet and educator T'AI FREEDOM FORD

The show attracts guests of the highest caliber, from all disciplines. Women of Letters veterans include: Molly Ringwald, Jean Grae, Megan Amram, Martha Wainwright, Kathleen Turner, Aparna Nancherla, Siri Hustvedt, Edie Falco, Susan Orlean, Emma Straub, Alexis Okeowo, Mara Wilson, Amanda Palmer, Melissa Auf Der Maur, Suki Kim, JD Samson, Tavi Gevinson, Stoya, Ophira Eisenberg, Lydia Lunch, Yael Stone, Jena Malone, Lisa Kron and many more.

Proceeds from Women of Letters shows are regularly donated to charity, with over $750,000 being raised globally to date. Our April 6th proceeds will be donated to the National Book Foundation, an organization with a mission to celebrate the best of American literature, expand its audience, and enhance the cultural value of great writing in America. http://www.nationalbook.org/

“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.

Produced by Trish Nelson’s BanterGirl