Posted in October 2013

One Year Wrap-Up

We did it – we made it one whole entire year!  Who would have thought? Thank you everyone who made it out last night, we had a great house. Thanks, as ever, to Swim Cafe for supporting us, and for opening up after business hours  just so we can do our thing. And of course, … Continue reading

Meet our readers: Lindsay Muscato

We’ve got WRITE CLUB timekeeper Lindsay Muscato in our anniversary lineup! Fancy things about her:  She recently completed a Leadership Residency at the Harpswell Foundation in Phnom Penh, Cambodia. She performs original writing about town, most frequently with the national live literary show, WRITE CLUB. She has also appeared onstage at Chicago’s landmark Green Mill (with … Continue reading

Meet our readers: Sarah Hollenbeck

Sarah Hollenbeck’s initials are SH, which is appropriate because you all should be quiet and listen to her, she’s amazing. Sarah Hollenbeck’s essays have been published in TriQuarterly, The CAF Review, the In Our Words blog, and Dogwood. She has read her work at the Raven Theater, the Bodies of Work Festival, Guts & Glory, … Continue reading

Meet our readers: Martha Bayne

Martha Bayne is the bomb; you can tell just by her initials – MB, which just happen to stand for “Mothereffing Bomb.” Martha is a writer and editor whose work has been featured in the Chicago Tribune, Time Out Chicago, the Baffler, the Rumpus, Bookforum, and the Chicago Reader, where she was on staff from 1998-2007. Founder … Continue reading

Meet our readers: Byron Roussin

Our baby is turning 1!!! To help us celebrate, we’ve got a kickass lineup of readers this month, starting with Byron Roussin. Byron is a St Louis native who’s been performing in Chicago for several years. He’s a writer, comedian, actor, stage manager, and storyteller.  He’s a graduate of IO and Second City’s Conservatory programs, … Continue reading