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GalleyCat Reader Headed to Six-Word Memoir Slam

GalleyCat reader Molly Schulman has won a chance to read her six word memoir at Smith Magazine‘s Six-Word Memoir Story Love & Heartbreak Slam. Here is her winning six-word memoir, posted on our Facebook page: “Hid your shoes. You left anyway.”

At the February 14th reading, Schulman will join a group of talented writers onstage, sharing the backstory to her six-word memoir. So far, readers include: Deb Kogan, Rachel Sklar, Baratunde Thurston, Darin Strauss, Michele Carlo, Sara Barron, and Elizabeth Wurtzel.

You can buy tickets to the reading here. Here’s more about the interactive event: “Everyone will have the chance to share a Six-Word Memoir during the audience participation Six-World Slam. Then we invite you to hang out by the 92YTribeca’s beautiful bar and share more stories and drinks.”

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