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Are you ready to share your work with a live audience? Sign up below to to read at Speak Easy, our monthly literary event at Cheshire!

Unless otherwise noted:

  • We normally have slots for 10 readers per show.
  • We limit poetry to three slots per show. (The Poetry Show! has slots for 16.) If “poetry” is not an option under “What would you like to read?” it means there are no available poetry slots for that show.
  • Each reader gets up to 10 minutes (or 5 minutes for The Poetry Show!) to read a SINGLE complete or partial piece of their own writing.
  • Shows will be streamed live and may be available for watching via video-on-demand.
  • Shows begin at 1:00 pm, with readers asked to be there 30 minutes before showtime.
  • Shows take place at Cheshire (above Solera Wine Bar) 647 South Ave., Rochester, NY. The venue is NOT handicap accessible.
  • Completing and submitting the form below does NOT guarantee you a slot on your selected date. Until we confirm your slot through email, your participation is only pending.

Please do not sign up for multiple events. To learn more out our Speak Easy format, go here.