Pie & Whiskey, now in book form

Pie & Whiskey:

Writers under the Influence of Butter & Booze

Pie & Whiskey is the tent revival of literary events where writers present original works based on prompts that include the words “pie” or “whiskey” or both. This anthology collects the best of that writing along with new pieces to bring this spirited gathering to the printed page. Look here for…

  • Robert Wrigley on Ten High, rotgut, Jack, and Jim Beam.
  • Paisley Rekdal on WC Fields.
  • Anthony Doerr on teen love and Heavenly Pie.
  • Elissa Washuta on the whiskey swilling man-babies of Tinder.
  • Jess Walter on how to spike Thanksgiving dinner.
  • Kate Lebo on the American Gothic House and funeral pie.
  • Samuel Ligon on cocktails with Pat Nixon and Sacajawea.
  • Steve Almond on what happens in the kitchen when the kiddies go to bed.
  • Shawn Vestal on Frito Pie.
  • Kim Barnes on the pleasures of smoking, drinking, salt, and opera.
  • Thom Caraway on hungover poets lost in the woods.
  • and more tasty literary servings.

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  • Kim Addonizio
  • Steve Almond
  • Kim Barnes
  • Devin Becker
  • Judy Blunt
  • Thom Caraway
  • Elizabeth J. Colen
  • Anthony Doerr
  • Debra Magpie Earling
  • Sherrie Flick
  • Jacob Fries
  • Nina Mukerjee Furstenau
  • Christopher Howell
  • Margot Kahn
  • Melissa Kwasny
  • Kate Lebo
  • J. Robert Lennon
  • Samuel Ligon
  • Gary Copeland Lilley
  • Robert Lopez
  • Tod Marshall
  • Laura Read
  • Virginia Reeves
  • Paisley Rekdal
  • Nicole Sheets
  • Ed Skoog
  • Mandy Smoker
  • Alexandra Teague
  • Rachel Toor
  • Nance Van Winckel
  • Shawn Vestal
  • Jess Walter
  • Elissa Washuta
  • Joe Wilkins
  • Robert Wrigley
  • Kristen Millares Young
  • Maya Jewell Zeller