PORT TOWNSEND: NORTHWIND ARTS CENTER, WILLIAM JAMES BOOKSELLER, KEY CITY PUBLIC THEATRE, AND THE PORT TOWNSEND ARTS COMMISSION PRESENT:
The PT Shorts program, originally founded by local luminary Don White, and developed by Port Townsend Arts Commission (PTAC), has been produced by Key City Public Theatre (KCPT) since 2006, and hosted by Northwind Arts Center since 2014. PT Shorts are free programs of dramatic readings of contemporary and historical short works of literature, read by actors and good orators.
KCPT and Northwind Arts Center partner to provide this long-running program as part of the Northwind Reading Series. Perfomances are held Third Thursdays in Downtown Port Townsend at 7:00pm in various venues (Please see below for details). The program features short works of fiction and creative non-fiction from writers such as Sarah Vowell, Midge Raymond, Mark Twain, George Saunders, Dan Chaon, Sheila Bender, Greg Bear and Dave Eggers, among others.
Thursday November 15th, 7:00pm at William James Bookseller, 829 Water Street. Featuring fiction work read by Key City Players from author MEGAN STIELSTRA: from Once I Was Cool. Event is Free and open to everyone
Megan Stielstra is the author of three collections: The Wrong Way To Save Your Life, Once I Was Cool, and Everyone Remain Calm. Her work appears in the Best American Essays, New York Times, Poets & Writers, The Believer, Longreads, Tin House, Guernica, Catapult, Lit Hub, Buzzfeed Reader, The Rumpus, and elsewhere. A longtime company member with 2nd Story, she has told stories for National Public Radio, Radio National Australia, Museum of Contemporary Art, Goodman Theatre, the Neo-Futurarium, and regularly with The Paper Machete live news magazine at The Green Mill. She is currently an artist in residence at Northwestern University.
She lives in Chicago with her husband, their kid, and two dogs.
Northwind Arts Center is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization founded in 2001 connecting arts and community.