Mwongeli Masesi

You can find Mwongeli perusing the local book stores with tea in hand. She has recently gotten back into performing after an eight year hiatus. When she’s not dazzling you with her monologues she can be found on her laptop perfecting yet another piece of lengthy prose. Or you can find her perusing the local […]

Rebecca Anderson

Rebecca Anderson has been a farmer and gardener, a docent at a Shaker village, an ox-drover, a nanny, a stand-up comic, and now she’s a minister. She owns a loom, and uses it. She runs outside year-round but won’t bike into a headwind. In Chicago, Rebecca has worked with companies and events like 2nd Story, […]

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 […]

Ada Cheng

Ada Cheng is a professor-turned storyteller, improviser, and stand-up comic. She is a one-time Moth storyslam winner, a presenter at the National Storytelling Conference, and a runner-up at Chicago’s Bughouse Square Debates. She has been featured at storytelling shows in Chicago and Atlanta. She has also told stories at The Moth in Chicago, New York, […]

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 […]