Meet Susan Herold!

You guys, this month’s show is a BIG deal, here’s why: It’s our FOUR YEAR ANNIVERSARY! We’ve been telling stories with you and for you for FOUR YEARS! We never thought we’d last this long, and this calls for a celebration! We’ve got an ALL-LADY LINEUP!! All of this month’s readers are first time TASW … Continue reading

Meet Nikki Bartolini!

Continuing our all-lady, all newbie, anniversary lineup is the fabulous Nikki Bartolini! Nikki is a writer and marketer living in Bucktown. Originally from St. Louis, MO, she moved to Chicago over 7 years ago to study writing at DePaul University and fell in love with the literary culture of the city. Over the past year … Continue reading

Meet Nik Gallicchio!

Our fabulous, four year anniversary, all-lady lineup includes first-time TASW reader Nik Gallicchio, whose story is WAY MORE INTERESTING THAN ANYTHING YOU’LL HEAR AT THE SECOND TRUMP-CLINTON DEBATE! When not emulating Ms. Frizzle (of Magic School Bus fame) by donning dresses made out of book pages, Nik Gallicchio spends her days cajoling sassy teenagers into … Continue reading

Meet Lindsay Eanet!

Have we mentioned that our October 9 show is our FOUR YEAR ANNIVERSARY?! Well, it is! It’s also the second Trump-Clinton debate, but our show will be more fun, and will put you in a much better mood. We would love to celebrate our anniversary with you, because there’s NO DEBATING THE FACT that we’ve … Continue reading

Everyone, meet David Barish!

Returning reader David Barish is joining us on Sunday, and we’re so thrilled to have him back! 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 … Continue reading

Everyone, meet Sean Keen!

Returning reader Sean Keen joins us this Sunday, with a whole new story! Sean is a writer and storyteller from Chicago.  He is an avid dater and a former avid drinker. He recently finished writing a book called Near Mrs.: Essays About Dating that he hopes to have published by someone, someday.  But you don’t … Continue reading

Everyone, meet Ruth Kaufman!

We’ve got the multi-talented Ruth Kaufman reading with us this month! Ruth is a Chicago-based on-camera and voiceover talent, freelance editor and speaker with a J.D. and a Master’s in Radio/TV. She’s told stories at venues including Write Club and Improv Playhouse’s First Friday Funnies, and presents workshops for authors and actors on assorted topics. … Continue reading

Everyone, meet Margaret Ghielmetti!

Come see us on Sunday and welcome  Margaret Ghielmetti to the TASW fold! Margaret’s just moved back to Chicago after living in Singapore, Egypt, Thailand, Italy, Paris and New York. Her adventures (and misadventures) abroad have often inspired her traveler’s tales. Now she’s committed to digging even deeper in her story telling. She’s from just up … Continue reading

We’re Back in September!

You may have noticed we’ve been a little…distant lately. It’s true. We decided to take a 2-month summer hiatus while JH was finishing her travel and studies in Europe and Angela was doing whatever it is that Angela does. It was nice to have a little break but we are SO EXCITED that we’ll be … Continue reading

Meet Christine Simokaitis

Adding to our all-lady lineup for this month’s show is Christine Simokaitis. Christine is a Pushcart-nominated prose writer whose work has appeared in many literary journals and anthologies. She is currently working on doing more off-book story telling, which she does when she is not writing her novel or Tweeting. She teaches composition and creative writing … Continue reading