Dana Norris is the founder and host of Story Club, a monthly Live Lit show for stories. She performs around Chicago with Mortified, The Paper Machete, The Kates, Essay Fiesta, This Much is True, Write Club, Here’s the Story, Guts and Glory, Adult Education, Beast Women, and many others. She has appeared on Live Lit panels at Printer’s Row, The Chicago Theater Conference, and AWP. She once went on a lot of internet dates and she writes about those mistakes for the websites In Our Words and Role Reboot. She has been published in McSweeney’s Internet Tendency, Tampa Review, and her stories have been featured on Vocalo.org (89.5 FM). Dana has a BA in Religion and Creative Writing from Wittenberg University, a MA in Religious Studies from the University of Chicago, and a Certificate in Creative Nonfiction from the University of Chicago. She is currently pursuing her MFA in Creative Nonfiction from Northwestern University.