Fried: Chow Bella Writers Turn Up the Heat at Crescent Ballroom in Phoenix June 13 at a Free Reading

If you can't stand the heat -- get in the kitchen. On Thursday, June 13 at 6 p.m. in the lounge at Crescent Ballroom in downtown Phoenix, Chow Bella presents our third public reading: deep-fried tales of summer, food and heat from some of our favorite local writers.

See also: - Tania Katan's Christmas Miracle - Candy Hearts: Stories of Food and Love

The Fried lineup includes: Cynthia Clark Harvey, Troy Farah, JK Grence, Katie Johnson, Tania Katan, Elizabeth Naranjo, Julie Peterson, Eric Schaefer, Deborah Sussman, Kathy West, and Amy Young.

As always, the bar will be open and serving up cocktails and food. 308 North Second Avenue.

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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