Bar Flies: True Stories From the Early Years

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Anthology of 60 essays from the first four seasons of Bar Flies, a live reading series held monthly at Valley Bar in downtown Phoenix, including Peterson’s No One Said It Would Be Dull.

Called, “A charming set of tales that’s funny, heartwarming, and haunting, by turns,” by Kirkus Reviews and edited by Bar Flies’ founders, Amy Silverman and Katie Bravo. Barflies is a monthly reading series with the tag line: True Stories. And Drinks. Each show features a different theme, curated performers and a live DJ. Peterson has proudly performed on the Bar Flies stage several times since it began in the summer of 2015. More info at

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