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

Meet our Readers: Gina Watters

Get ready for greatness; Gina Watters is stepping up to the mic, and it’s going to be awesome. Gina Watters is a writer for the Chicago-based pop culture website, The Addison Recorder. She also co-hosted season one of their official podcasts, the Addison Recorded, along with fellow writer Meryl Williams. She is new to the … Continue reading

Meet our readers: Eileen Dougharty

This month’s all-lady lineup features first time readers and returning favorites – like friend of the show and fantastic lady Eileen Dougharty! After a brief stint penning sketch comedy, Eileen Dougharty began writing her more colorful memories to share at storytelling events throughout Chicago. She has performed with You’re Being Ridiculous, Story Sessions, 2nd Story, Guts … Continue reading

Meet our Readers: Eileen Tull

The one and only Eileen Tull is reading with us on Sunday! Eileen Tull is a storyteller, performance artist, poet, comedian, and one-woman-show person. Her work investigates feminism, body image, addiction (to technology, to substances, and to ourselves), and, above all, seeking joy. She has performed throughout the country, from San Francisco to New York … Continue reading