June 29, 2012

Friday night live at Transistor: An Evening of Readings presented by Mare Swallow. Sound by Dominic Armstrong.

Christa Desir is a Young Adult writer living in Chicago. She's the author of Train Wreck, Bleed Like Me, and Gestapo. Read about her at christadesir.com.  She lives in Chicago, and you can catch her at readings all over town. 

Holly McDowell is a Chicago author. Her new book, King Solomon's Wives: Hunted has just been released. See where you can catch her at hollymcdowell.com.

Tom Underberg writes speculative fiction and raises children. He also photographs sidewalks, grates and manhole covers for his blog on invisible infrastructure. Tom's work has appeared in Weird Tales and the Thackery T. Lambshead Cabinet of Curiosities. Before his twins were born he worked at less demanding jobs in software and consulting. Tom lives with his family in Evanston in an old house with a big porch.

Jill Salzman is currently growing her third entrepreneurial venture, The Founding Moms, the world’s first and only kid-friendly collective of monthly meetups for mom entrepreneurs. She's the author of Found It. A Field Guide for Mom Entrepreneurs. You can find Jill at foundingmoms.com.

Mare Swallow is the founder of the Chicago Writers Conference and a sometime writer who appears at various readings all over Chicago. She makes a mean mojito. Find out more at chicagowritersconference.org.

Cesar Torres also read.

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