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Storytelling & Prose Open Mic Hosted By Wordier Than Thou, With Author Stefani Deoul

Wordier Than Thou is excited to call The Reserve SRQ our home in Sarasota!

Wordier Than Thou's monthly open mic focuses on storytelling and fiction – no poetry or music. So come share your finest prose, or if you're just in the mood for listening, catch some tales from area wordsmiths.

Readings will begin around 7 p.m.

A featured reader will kick off the night, followed by open mic slots. Open mic readers get 10 minutes and will be timed. We encourage all readers to stay to the end and support everyone who signs up to share their work.

This month's featured author is Stefani Deoul.

Television producer and writer Stefani Deoul is the author of the award-winning novel The Carousel. Stefani has written for numerous publications, including, Curve Magazine, Outdoor Delaware and Letters from CAMP Rehoboth, penned both short stories and film and television treatments, and has produced TV series such as The Dead Zone and Brave New Girl. She was the Supervising Producer of the television series Haven for the SyFy Network, and previously was the executive in charge of production for the series Dresden Files and Missing. Her debut novel, The Carousel was a finalist for the Foreword Reviews Independent Publishing Award in Gay and Lesbian Fiction. It won the National Federation of Press Women Book of the Year in GLBT fiction, the 2011 Book of the Year from the Delaware Press Association, and a Regional Award in Fiction from the Independent Publishers Association.

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APPROACH INFORMATION (Due to Construction on 41):

Sarasota is currently installing a roundabout at 14th Street and 41 South and has eliminated left-hand turns if you are headed southbound toward Sarasota Downtown. You can avoid construction and easily get to The Reserve if you are southbound by turning left at the lighting store (Light Up Your Life) and heading South on Cocoanut to a right-hand turn on 14th Street. If you are coming from the South, you can still turn right, no issues!


We have four parking options for your convenience. Parking is: 1) In The Reserve lot (concrete spaces or spaces on the pebbles), 2) On-site in our designated parking area at the intersection of 14th and 41 (follow the small brown Reserve sign), 3) At West Indies anytime, immediately south of our location at 1312 N. Tamiami Trail (25 or so spaces), and 4) After 5 pm only ... At the Center for Arts & Humanities at 1226 N. Tamiami Trail. (75 or so spaces. This is a paved lot with a security guard patrol). Quick & easy walk to The Reserve!