Saturday, June 4
Illinois Storytelling's Open Mic and More!
Featured teller Jill Howe


Jill Howe is the co-founder of Story Sessions at City Winery and enjoys sharing her own true stories at dozens of welcoming shows all around Chicago. Her work has been featured in Story Club Magazine, the You're Being Ridiculous Blog, and on Vocalo Public Radio. Jill has coached new tellers for Fear Experiment, organized Story Sessions writing retreats, and presented a Tedx Talk on vulnerability. Find out more about storytelling in Chicago at


7:00 pm - Open Mic
8:15 pm - Jill Howe


Dominican University, Lewis Hall, Lewis Lounge
7900 West Division, River Forest
Admission is free, Donations are appreciated


Presented by Illinois Storytelling Inc and Dominican University School of Library and Information Sciences.


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Illinois Storytelling, Inc. is a state-wide network of professional and emerging storytellers, as well as a large and diverse listening audience, dedicated to our mission of connecting generations, nurturing communities, and celebrating our diversity through Story.


We celebrate Story in all its forms – old tales, new tales and the diversity of storytelling styles – and provide website services, event production, professional growth opportunities, and a network of support to preserve the art and tradition of storytelling.