Posted in June 2015

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