J.H. Palmer is pursuing an MFA in Creative Writing at Columbia College Chicago, and has performed in live lit and storytelling events in Chicago, Minneapolis, Boston, NYC, and Michigan.
Angela Benander wrote her first story titled Little Ed Under the Bed in Kindergarten and has been writing in one form or another ever since. Raised in the woods of Northern Michigan, she graduated from Albion College with a degree in political science and moved to Washington, DC with $200 and a sleeping bag. Benander worked for nearly 10 years on Capitol Hill as a policy aide and press secretary for two Democratic senators. In 2007, she retired from politics and moved to Chicago in an attempt to become a normal human being. She has performed at Story Club and Story Lab and is currently working on a novel.