On 2nd Saturdays, the mic is open and storytellers from around the neighborhood and across the city take the stage at Kusanya.

A free open-mic storytelling event which is part of the Do Not Submit series.  Signup list at 3pm, stories begin at 3:30.  You have seven minutes to tell your tale.

Do Not Submit Englewood is hosted by Stephanie Douglass and Angel Simmons.

FAQ Do I need to RSVP?  Nope!  Just show up at 3 to put your name on the sign up list.  Stories begin at 3:30.  What if I haven't told a story on stage before?  PERFECT.  We will welcome and cheer you on with the best of 'em.  Chicago has a happening storytelling scene, and we need more spaces for beginners.  Do Not Submit is one of those places! 

You can learn all about Do Not Submit, and other places it's happening here: Do Not Submit Chicago.

Date & Time

2nd Saturdays

3pm signup list

3:30-5pm stories



Kusanya Cafe