Dana Norris is the founder and high priestess of the Story Club franchise. She produces and hosts Story Club North Side at Holiday Club in Chicago. She once went on a lot of internet dates and she writes about those mistakes for the website Role Reboot and she teaches at StoryStudio Chicago. She has been published in McSweeney's Internet Tendency, The Rumpus, the Tampa Review, and her stories have been featured on WBEZ (91.5 FM) and Vocalo.org (89.5 FM). She performs around Chicago with Mortified, The Paper Machete, The Kates, Essay Fiesta, This Much is True, Write Club, Guts and Glory, and many others. You can see her upcoming performance schedule at dananorris.net.
Dana is currently pursuing her MFA in Creative Nonfiction from Northwestern University. She loves hosting Story Club and she especially loves it when someone reads for the very first time.
Elle Kammerer is the Managing Editor of Story Club Magazine. She attends DePaul University where she is working on a Masters in Writing and Publishing and hopes to finally finish her novel. She spends her free time engulfed in her expansive imagination and eating awesome stories for lunch.
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