Sheri Reda

Sheri Reda is a writer, editor, performer, and librarian who maintains a practice as a Master Life-Cycle Celebrant.  Her Master’s degrees—in Modern Letters, Religions and the Arts, and in Information Sciences—support her voracious appetite for creative endeavor. She has performed at Cabaret on the Lake, This Much is True, Story Sessions, Story Club, Is This […]

Thea Goodman

Thea Goodman is the author of the novel, THE SUNSHINE WHEN SHE’S GONE, (Henry Holt and Co, 2013) which was featured on NPR’s The Motherlode and Weekend Edition, reviewed in The New York Times and was an O Magazine pick of the week. Her short stories, essays and poetry have appeared in Other Voices, New […]

Lauren Huffman

Lauren Huffman enjoys spending her free time volunteering for animal rescues and watching terrible reality television.

Roberta Miles

ROBERTA MILES’ award-winning autobiographical monologues touch on growing up in Chicago in the 70’s and her life’s indiscretions and romantic regrets. Roberta chronicles her quest for mental and physical health with brutally hilarious candor. She has crafted her monologues into the one-woman show, I Want a Banana, and Other Desperate Love Stories, which she has […]

Gwynn Valentine Fulcher

Gwynn Valentine Fulcher is a singer-songwriter, a recreational mathematician, and an incurable reader of murder mysteries and historical fiction. Gwynn has written and performed with the  Neo-Futurists and been published by Chicago Literati. She has had the good fortune to read her stories and essays at many shows in the Chicago live lit community and […]