Meet Our Readers: Nestor Gomez

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Nestor Gomez was born in Guatemala and has lived in Chicago for the last 30 years. Almost 3 years ago, he told his first story as a way to get over the stuttering that had plagued his childhood, and since then he has been telling stories all over the United States. He has won 30 Moth Slams and 2 Grand Slams, and his stories have been featured on The Moth Radio Hour, Snap Judgment, and several other national broadcast podcast. He also produces, hosts and curates his own storytelling show, 80 Minutes Around the World, which showcases the stories of immigrants and allies. Nestor is currently working on a book, a collection of poems and a collection of short stories. Find out more about Nestor on his website

Please join Nestor and our other amazing readers on Tuesday, April 3, 2018 in the upstairs bar at Hopleaf. Doors open at 7pm, and the show starts at 7:30. It's free, and 21-and-over. RSVP on Facebook.  

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Tuesday Funk is an eclectic Chicago reading series, hosted by Andrew Huff and Eden Robins, showcasing a mix of fiction, poetry, essays and performance. Join us next on Tuesday, May 7, 7:30 p.m. at Hopleaf, 5148 N. Clark Street, Chicago, IL 60640. Admission is free.


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