Bar Flies: Here's the Lineup for the December 17 Reading at Valley Bar

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is back with the December installment of Bar Flies, our monthly reading series at Valley Bar. This time we'll honor our long(ish) standing tradition of celebrating the holidays with the theme "Eating Christmas" — tales of the winter holidays, and food. 

The lineup: Tricia Parker,  Robrt Pela, Amy Silverman, Amy Young, and Joy Young. Amy Silverman is curating and music will be provided by Kevin Vaughn-Brubaker. The reading will take place on Thursday, December 17, at 7 p.m. Tickets are $5, and a portion of proceeds will go to St. Mary's Food Bank.

Buy tickets here. 

Interested in participating in an upcoming Bar Flies? E-mail Amy at [email protected] 

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Amy Silverman is a two-time winner of the Arizona Press Club’s Journalist of the Year award. Her work has appeared on the radio show This American Life and in the New York Times, the Washington Post, Lenny Letter, and Brain, Child. She’s the co-curator of the live reading series Bar Flies, and a commentator for KJZZ, the NPR affiliate in Phoenix. Silverman is the author of the book My Heart Can’t Even Believe It: A Story of Science, Love, and Down Syndrome (Woodbine House 2016). Follow her on Instagram (@amysilverman), Twitter (@amysilvermanaz), and at