Do Not Submit Edgewater takes place in in the back room of one of the neighborhood's friendliest hangouts. Arrive at 7:00 to sign up for a spot, and when your name is called, you will get 7 minutes on stage to tell any story you'd like. (Late arrivals can sign up as long as there are spots still available. The event ends at 9:30.)
21+ allowed entry.
No experience necessary to participate.
Drinks and food will be available for purchase.
Questions, comments, concerns or suggestions? Email us at firstname.lastname@example.org
About Your Hosts
Jill Howe is the co-founder and producer of Story Sessions at City Winery and enjoys sharing her own true stories at the dozens of welcoming shows all around Chicago and beyond. Her most important work has been in creating safe spaces for storytellers to connect and grow. Jill has also coached new tellers for Fear Experiment, organized Story Sessions writing retreats, and presented a Tedx Talk on vulnerability. Find out more at Story Sessions Chicago.com
Nestor Gomez, a born Guatemalan and twenty five year resident of Chicago, is a fixture on the storytelling circuit. He has won the Moth StorySLAM 25 times, has been selected as the favorite storyteller at both Story Club and Here, Chicago, and has been made champion of the Moth GrandSLAM twice. He is also a t-shirt designer with Threadless. For more info, please visit him at www.nestorgomezstoryteller.com