Press Materials


Travel back in time to remember the good, bad, and awkward parts of growing up. Grownups Read Things They Wrote as Kids is a live, open-mic storytelling event where courageous adults share their childhood and teenage writing on stage. Embarassing diary entries, angsty teenage poetry, bizarre short stories, letters from camp, and much more. Sign up in advance to read your own kid writing, or join the audience to be part of the fun.


A few of our favourite readings, in MP3 format:


Photos from previous events

Photo albums from past shows are available on Facebook.

Photo credit: Jenna Zuschlag Misener (unless otherwise specified).

High-resolution images available upon request.

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A few nice things people have said about us

“An insightful portrait of childhood, with all of its crushes, friendships, misunderstandings, humor and anxiety” – USA Today

“It has much charm” – The Guardian

“Equal parts cringe-worthy and cathartic” – Splitsider

“Personal time capsules at their soulful and entertaining best.” – The Globe and Mail

“That’s a long-ass name for a show” – Shannon Cason