Jenny Kim

Angry Asian woman Food writer focusing on the intersection of cuisine, race, gender, labor, & identity Barista, food service worker Social practice artist, performance artist Currently editing her book, a compilation of all the angry educational letters/emails/texts written and sent to her white male coworkers in the bougie coffee industry in the past 2 years, […]

Dana Jerman

Self-appointed Poet Laureate of her hometown of Indiana, Pennsylvania, and published on 4 continents, Dana Jerman occasionally hosts the Waiting4The Bus Collective open mic at Uncharted Books every 3rd Monday of the month at 7pm. Her new chapbook “Sins in Good Taste” featuring poetry and drawing from Back To Print Publishing is out now. As well as […]

Emily Witt

The name is Emily, and she is a Chicago-based playwright who proudly hails from the riveting three-stoplight town of Wilburton, OK. At the ripe age of seven, her neighbor told her that she loved to sit in her yard and listen to the manufactured conversations Emily had with her gnome. She has known ever since […]

Stephanie Nicole Hammond

Stephanie Nicole Hammond

The first things anyone will notice about Stephanie Hammond when meeting her are her sassy good-natured humor, her love for all things sparkly, and her sharp eye for a good story. Stephanie is a West Virginia transplant who has made Chicago her home and playground. After attending West Virginia University, Stephanie quickly realized that an […]

Jillian Erickson

JILLIAN ERICKSON is a producer, director, writer, performer and pain in the ass… and not necessarily in that order… Jillian explores the themes of identity, compassion and mental health with an intensity and humor that is uniquely her own. Erickson is co-producer of Loose Chicks, and is the co-producer/director of the long running BEAST WOMEN. She […]

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 […]