Tyler Clark is a writer, musician, and CHIRP DJ from Chicago. His storytelling work includes local appearances with Mortified, Story Lab, and Story Club, as well as national appearances on the Mortified podcast and upcoming Netflix series The Mortified Guide. When he's not telling tales, he writes for Consequence of Sound and sings with the Blue Ribbon Glee Club. Every Thursday night from 6-8 p.m., he also plays his favorite songs on his CHIRP Radio show, Local Mythologies.
Terri Lynne Hudson is an actor and performance artist living in Chicago. She has most recently appeared in an opening act for the Fly Honey show and is in the cast of the upcoming webseries "Symbiotic". She has done storytelling at The Stoop and the Sex Positive Show.
Megan Stielstra is the author of three collections, most recently The Wrong Way to Save Your Life from Harper Perennial. Her work appears in the Best American Essays, the New York Times, Chicago Tribune, Poets & Writers, and on National Public Radio. @meganstielstra
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Adam is a writer and comedian from Chicago, IL. His first publication, a book of musing and rants called; 'Animals on Buses' won him the Chicago reader award for Best Non-Fiction Writer of 2017. An award he won do to the love of his friends and the fact that Samantha Irby did not know she was running.
Jeremy Schaefer has shared stories on stages all over Chicago and the Midwest. He’s participated in The Side Project Theatre’s Festival of Storytelling for the past four years as well as performed in This Much Is True, Adult Education, You’re Being Ridiculous, Story Sessions, Story Club, Chicago Solo Theatre, Guts n’ Glory, Elgin Fringe Festival, Chicago Fringe Festival, IndyFringe Festival, and more. He tours educational storytelling assemblies to school audiences with the support of Urban Gateways. He is also the co-producer of The Sidesplitter at Laugh Out Loud Theater.
Ashley Holman is ¼ of the local Chicago party punk band So Pretty. She also is the co-founder of Chicago-based collective The Pretty Pit Skill Share. She is a relentless seeker of inclusion and destroyer of hierarchies. She has been described as a “Professional life-changer, expert screamer, aggressively positive and affirming” by people much cooler than her. Thinks green rooms are stupid status symbols and donuts are delicious. Not a great writer of bios.