Our Sting operation

June 18, 2013 § Leave a comment

Non-profit Narrative 4’s first project, in partnership with Esquire Magazine , “How to Be a Man,” is a collection of over 100 stories from some of our best authors. They launched in Chicago last week. Wish I’d been there.

Narrative 4

We are still in a state of drunken happiness after last week’s successful launch of Narrative 4 during Chicago’s Printers Row Lit Fest.

In case you missed the festivities, get a glass of iced tea, pull up your comfy chair and click on this link to see the entire 90-minute event.

You won’t want to miss a great conversation between N4 co-founders Colum McCann and Luis Alberto Urrea about how story set them on their path.

And you REALLY don’t want to miss the incredible conversation once Sting, a member of N4’s honorary board, joined in and talk veered into the importance of story in their work.

The three, along with moderator Charles Miles from Chicago’s Youth Guidance, then gave the crowd of nearly 800 an idea of what happens during one of our story exchanges. First, Colum read a piece from a wrongly convicted (now released) inmate related his…

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