Elizabeth Cambridge is an avid daydreamer and storyteller originally from Cleveland, Ohio. Inspired by Rupaul, she tell stories around Chicago and hosts a podcast called Random Conversations with Elizabeth.
Steve Glickman has been telling stories at weddings and funerals his whole life to wide critical acclaim.
Linda Beckstrom is a freelance corporate writer and creative director with her own company (the Beckstrom Group) so she gets to work in her jammies a lot.
Ada Cheng is a college professor turned storyteller, improviser, and stand-up comic. A tenured professor in sociology at DePaul University for 15 years, Ada resigned her position to pursue theater and performance full time in 2016.
David Fink is a founder and co-owner of The Acorn Theater in Three Oaks, Michigan, producing live entertainment including a number of storytelling shows. He also curates OUTspoken!, a monthly LGBTQ storytelling show in Chicago.
Phyllis Porché was born and raised on the south side of Chicago. She teaches English composition at a small technical college and writes fiction (MFA from Columbia College Chicago).
Rebecca Anderson is a pastor who's starting a church that's all about sharing good food, beautiful creative worship, and true stories: Gilead Chicago.
Susan Cramm has been a regular competitor in The Moth StorySLAMs around Chicago for the past two years, winning with stories on the themes “Courage” and “Fathers.”