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Women of Letters

March 9

Joe's Pub


Doors at 6:00PM
Show at 7:30PM

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 the person I imagined I’d be”. Together on stage for the first time ever:

Beloved actress, director and star of Sesame Street SONIA MANZANO

Esteemed poet, performer and professor TRACIE MORRIS

Revered comedian and writer for Why? With Hannibal Buress CHARLA LAURISTON

Critically acclaimed singer CELIA BERK

Award-winning writer and author of The Lovers and the Leavers ABEER HOQUE

Internationally renowned lyricist and hip hop artist JEAN GRAE

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. March 9th’s proceeds will be donated to Millay Colony, on organization that helps to promote the vitality of the arts and the development of writers, visual artists, and composers by providing a retreat for creative work. http://www.millaycolony.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.