The Drinking & Writing Festival

The 8th Annual Drinking & Writing Festival will be all about THE BEATS!


Slated for Saturday, October 20th, 2012!

We will also be tapping a special collaboration beer from several local breweries including Haymarket, Goose Island, Revolution, Half Acre, Rockbottom, Dry Hop and more!

Stay tuned for more details!










The 7th Annual Drinking & Writing Festival happened... Haymarket. Stay tuned for photos. See you next year!



The 6th Annual Drinking and Writing Festival happened...

                                                             MIKE ROYKO



Thanks to everyone for coming out.

5148 N. Clark Street (@Foster)
Chicago, Illinois

If you missed it, we'll be posting photos soon. Our thanks to featured presenters Professor Bill Savage, David Royko, Dr. Denese Neu, Pete Crowley of Haymarket Pub and Brewery, Erika Enigk, Sean Parnell of the Chicago Bar Project, Goose Island, Metropolitan, RockBottom Warrenville-Orland Park-Chicago, Piece, America's Brewery, Three Floyds, Half Acre.



Russ Chibe wins 1st place in the "2 Drink Minimum"

writing contest!

(from left to right Erika Enigk, Sean Parnell, Russ Chibe, Steve Mosqueda, Sean Benjamin)





Jamie Budzick wins 2nd place!!!

(from left to right, Erika Enigk, Jamie Budzick, Sean Parnell, Steve Mosqueda)



Tom Roberts wins 3rd Place!

(from left to right, Tom Roberts, Erika Enigk, Sean Parnell, Steve Mosqueda)



Author Sean Parnell is awarded the Drinking & Writing

Award for Outstanding Achievement

in Drinking & Writing !!! Check out his new book,

Historic Bars Of Chicago!



The Panel discussion

(from left to right, Erika Enigk, Dr. Denese Neu, Sean Parnell, Pete Crowley)




Stay tuned for a special added festival coming this Fall... Haymarket.