Once again, the audience voting matched the judges’ at Tuesday night’s “On My Street” StorySlam.
Chris Oberlin‘s story unfolds in a cul-de-sac on Hiawatha Place in a subdivision called The Indian Village, so it stands to reason the story involves an ambush. But here the culprit is a mailbox. Chris earns an invitation to the GrandSlam at the 2009 First Person Festival of Memoir and Documentary Art. Here’s his winning story. Watch to the end for a very special delivery:
The next StorySlam is April 18th, in partnership with the Free Library of Philadelphia for the Free Library Festival! It’s an invitational and will feature a team of five storytellers from Philadelphia vs. five from Chicago in our first ever inter-city StorySlam!
“Mortified” Date: Saturday April 18th Time: 5pm-6:30pm Host: Madi Distefano Location: Parkway Central Library’s Bank of America Main Stage (AKA Montgomery Auditorium) Cost: FREE