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  • Ellen Blum Barish Tells ALL

    Winter is almost done (fingers crossed), and it's time you got out of the house! Lucky for you we've got a new show to warm your heart and get you ready for SPRING! ...and isn't it time you were excited about something?? We're traveling north to Winnetka to share stories at The Book Stall (811 Elm St. Winnetka, IL 60093) on Thursday, March 8 beginning at 7pm.

    The Book Stall is an independent bookstore with a busy book-related events schedule located on Chicago's north shore, specializing in fiction, children’s books, and history, among a host of other topics. Recent guests have included Valerie Bertinelli, and Hillary Rodham Clinton. BUT! On Thursday, March 8 you will get the talented, amazing, warm, and wonderful Ellen Blum Barish!

    The store is a block away from the UP-North Winnetka Metra station—very easy to get to from the city. Don't miss it ... JOIN US!!!

    Ellen Blum Barish has told stories at Essay Fiesta, Story Sessions, Story Club North, Is This a Thing and Do Not Submit. Her essays have appeared in a variety of literary publications and on WBEZ Chicago Public Radio. She teaches writing at Northwestern and North Park universities and Columbia College, facilitates small workshops and coaches writers one to one. She is editor of two literary publications, Thread and Stitch, published a book of essays in 2007 and she is hard at work on a memoir. For more, go to

    Three things you may not know about Ellen...
    Funk music will ALWAYS get me up and dancing.
    2) I NEVER say no to a Philly cheesesteak or Philly pretzel.
    3) I still tie my shoelaces with bunny ears.

    GET YOUR TICKETS NOW ... by following this link!