Posted in December 2014

Meet our Readers: Wendy McClure

We ALMOST had Wendy as a reader last December, but then some horrible weather caused some problems and we had to reschedule, so she’s technically a first timer at TASW, but we’ve counted her among our friends and supporters for some time. Wendy McClure is the author of several books, including The Wilder Life: My … Continue reading

Meet our Readers: Bill Hillmann

Among other things, Bill Hillmann has been gored by a bull. For real. It was all over the news a couple months ago. Bill Hillmann is the author of the award winning, internationally acclaimed, debut Chicago novel The Old Neighborhood. Hillmann’s writing has appeared in the Toronto Star, Washington Post, and NPR. His highly anticipated … Continue reading

Meet our Readers: Allison Kelley

Everyone: Meet Allison Kelly. Allison – this is Everyone. Allison Kelley grew up in Connecticut but moved to Chicago after Googling “Tina Fey” and finding out about the Second City Theatre. She covers comedy and live lit for Chicagoist and gets into teen angst and ‘90s pop culture on her blog, She has performed at … Continue reading

Meet our Readers: Dmitry Samarov

Our next show is this Sunday at Great Lakes Tattoo! While you’re there, take a moment to check out the exhibit of woodcuts by Bryn Perrott, a.k.a. Deerjerk, on display in the Great State Gallery through January 3rd. Have you met Dmitry Samarov? You really should. Dmitry Samarov was born in Moscow, USSR in 1970. He immigrated … Continue reading