Alba Machado

Alba Machado

ALBA MACHADO is a former Chicago Public School teacher who is currently writing a novel about the harrowing experience as her thesis project for the Creative Writing MFA Program at Columbia College Chicago. Her work has appeared in Curbside Splendor, Knee-Jerk...
Mo Cahill

Mo Cahill

MO CAHILL is a visual artist, an urban farmer, a singer, and a storyteller.  Her urban farm is in the heart of East Rogers Park, and yes, in her picture she is holding one of her chickens.  She has so many stories to tell that, someday, she has got to write a...
Lisa Scott

Lisa Scott

LISA SCOTT is a spoken word artist, storyteller and playwright. As a storyteller, she has performed at Loose Chicks, Is This A Thing, Serving the Sentence, and many other shows around town. Her work as a playwright has been seen at Three Cat...
Terri Silverstone

Terri Silverstone

Terri Silverstone has been a powerhouse of corporate sales and a huge supporter of the Lakeview food pantry. She says she has used her mouth for eating, yawning, storytelling and a variety of other things for many years and...
Jillian Erickson

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...