Short Story and Prose Open Mic

Hosted by Wordier Than Thou

Bring your finest prose or a true story to share at our monthly open mic.
In addition to open mic readers, we’ll have a featured guest author.
Tara Lush is a RWA Rita finalist, an Amtrak writing fellow and the winner of the George C. Polk award for environmental journalism.
Her latest book, Cold Brew Corpse, comes out Dec. 7.
She also writes contemporary romance set in tropical locations under the name Tamara Lush. For many years, she was a journalist with The Associated Press.
Tara is a fan of vintage pulp fiction book covers, Sinatra-era jazz, 1980s fashion, tropical chill, kombucha, gin, tonic, seashells, iPhones, Art Deco, telenovelas, street art, coconut anything, strong coffee and newspapers. She lives on the Gulf coast with her husband and two dogs.
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Her reading will be followed by open mic readers.
The Rules:
1. Every reader gets 10 minutes to share their work.
2. We’ll limit each event to just 10 readers.
3. Toss your name in the bucket when you arrive. Names will be chosen at random.
4. Tickets are $5 and must be purchased in advance. No cash ticket sales at the door. Ticket link coming soon.
5. Capacity is limited to 50 to 70%. So, get your ticket early!
6. Masks and social distancing are encouraged by [email protected]


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