About

The Front Parlor Series began as the Front Parlor Trojan Storytelling Series, birthed at the Ale House in Troy, NY in February of 2011 by host, curator, and NYC-ex-patriot, Abby Lublin.  As of November 2011, the Series has expanded cross-river, so we’ve dropped the Trojan.  At Front Parlor, tellers volunteer their names in a can, and the MC selects the order at random. (Bribes encouraged.) Tellers share 5-minute, true stories based on a common theme.  Front Parlor also features “Flash Nonfiction”- 1-2 sentence, audience-submitted stories responding to a prompt based on the evening’s theme.  Flash nonfiction is a relatively painless way to share your stories.

It’s fun.

Come share. (But you don’t have to.)  And listen.

Advertisements

One Response to “About”

  1. Jenny Ashok's partner March 1, 2014 at 12:30 pm #

    Hi. Abby. Just wanted to tell you what a great thing in Ashok’s life this storytelling gathering has been. Thank you! Hope you and yours are well. Jenny L

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s