Literary Upstart, the L's annual search for pocket fiction, is pleased to announce the dates and venues for its four spring readings. (Is it weird to talk about a short fiction competition and reading series like it's a real person capable of feeling pleasure and making announcements?) Previously, we've made our initial announcement
and invitation to submit—please do!—and introduced our judges
, the distinguished panel of literary insiders who'll be gently and humorously holding forth on the work read at Upstart.
Now, we're ready to announce when and where those readings will be held, after the jump. Stay tuned for more announcements, especially ones pertaining to which types of alcohol will be sold supercheaply at the following places and times: