Update: This event has been cancelled.
The first installment in what will be a regular monthly Monday series at the Whistler (2421 N. Milwaukee)—one featured writer a month riffs on the question "so you think you have nerves of steel?" in whatever manner he or she deems appropriate—starts this week.
Featuring host Harold Ray (aka ACM fiction editor Jacob Knabb), The2ndHand contributors Chris Bower and Jill Summers, and "literary stalker extraordinaire" Amanda Marbais.
Musical backing throughout will be provided by Nora Barton on cello, Eliza Bangert on clarinet and Allie Deaver on flute. Billie Howard of Paver assists.
Music starts at 8 PM, readings begin at 9 PM. Presented by The2ndHand.