Pie Social

Pie Social 2016: Check Out the Winning Pie-Ku

We had dozens of entries in this year's Pie-Ku contest,  in which entrants wrote a pie-related haiku in an effort to win a spot on our judging panel for the seventh annual Pie Social.

But there was one clear winner, Ashton Weinberger, who wrote:

Thanksgiving weekend
Aunts ask why you are single
But pie won't judge you

Graham gets the honor of stuffing her face first — along with the rest of our esteemed judges — but you can still get in on the action this Saturday, November 19, at the Bioscience High School at 512 E. Pierce Street in downtown Phoenix. Tasting tickets are $12 for five samples. Music, perfect pie-eating weather (fingers crossed), and pleasant company are free. Or bring two pies in exchange for five tasting tickets.

See you there.
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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 amy-silverman.com.