Meet our Readers: David Barish

We’ve got David Barish reading with us on August 9! David has been listening to stories for years in his day gig as an an attorney representing injured workers. Lately he has been telling them as well. He has told stories for Story Sessions, Serving the Sentence, Is This a Thing?, Essay Fiesta, Home: A … Continue reading

Meet our Readers: Britt Julious

Our August show is coming up and that means we’ve been performing at Great Lakes Tattoo for a WHOLE YEAR!! They have been SO good to us, I can’t even. Gone are the days of lugging equipment to and from the venue on show night, THEY LET US STORE ALL OUR STUFF WITH THEM ALL … Continue reading

Meet our Readers: Jenn Sodini

Returning favorite Jenn Sodini is back this month! Jenn Sodini grew up in Pittsburgh, though she has lived in the heart of Wicker Park for many years since. She made her Chicago stage debut at Martyrs’ with a Moth StorySLAM win, and is proud to host and co-produce The First Time there. One of her … Continue reading

Meet our Readers: Kim Schultz

The one and only Kim Schultz is reading with us on Sunday!! Kim is a recent transplant to Chicago via New York City. She is an actor/writer/improv corporate trainer and runs off to Mexico once or twice a year to run an artist residency on the Caribbean. She has performed on many local and national … Continue reading

Meet our Readers: Nestor Gomez

Are you kidding me?! Nestor Gomez is performing with us! Nestor was born in Guatemala and has lived in Chicago for the last 25 years. He is new to the storytelling circuit but in a short time has been participated in many storytelling events around the city. Nestor has won the Moth slam four times … Continue reading

Meet our Readers: Rebecca Keller

We are thrilled to have returning reader Rebecca Keller with us this month. Rebecca is an artist and writer, teaching at the School of the Art Institute of Chicago. In 2012, her book of art and essays: “Excavating History” was published. She has published fiction in New Fairy Tales, Calyx, The Public Historian, in “Crossing … Continue reading

Meet our Readers: Sheila Quirke

Rounding out our powerhouse Ladies Night lineup is the one and only Sheila Quirke. Sheila Quirke is a reformed social worker now trying to make it in the big, bad world of freelance writing.  You can find her at ChicagoNow’s Mary Tyler Mom blog, where she occasionally makes people very, very angry, or at mom.me, … Continue reading

Meet our Readers: Mary Lorenz

We are pleased are pleased as punch to have returning reader Mary Lorenz performing at Ladies Night! Mary Lorenz writes stories for your enjoyment and her desperate need for attention. By day, she works in public relations as a corporate communications manager, which means…her guess is as good as yours. Mary has performed at Story … Continue reading