Do This: Story Brothel

"You got your literature in my brothel!" ... "You got your brothel in my literature!"

click to enlarge In this case, this sign is not ironic. - Wikimedia Commons
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In this case, this sign is not ironic.


Wordier Than Thou, Tampa Bay's literary fun factory, survived New Year's Eve, and they're jumping in to 2016 in their usual outrageous fashion. On January 14, they'll put the proverbial chocolate in the also proverbial peanut butter, except replace "chocolate" with "local writers" and "peanut butter" with "whores."

Granted, they state it slightly more eloquently: Story Brothel. Here's the gist: From 7 p.m. until 10 p.m. at Sawgrass Bar (2315 Central Avenue, St. Petersburg), you pay $2 per minute with a local author, who will give you a personal reading of their work.

No word as to whether or not each "couple" gets a private booth.

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Cathy Salustri

Cathy's portfolio includes pieces for Visit Florida, USA Today and regional and local press. In 2016, UPF published Backroads of Paradise, her travel narrative about retracing the WPA-era Florida driving tours that was featured in The New York Times. Cathy speaks about Florida history for the Osher Lifelong Learning...
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