On December 5th, 2017, the Des Plaines Public Library hosted an open mic night where members of the Writing Group and like-minded local authors read excerpts from their work.
Julie Christine - The Whisper (01:42)
Anne Andersen - Skylar's Story (07:16)
Sheila Valesano - Pictographs (10:38)
Pearlie Best - Never and Lie (Advice to my future self) (15:40)
Clarissa Gentian - Beautiful Day (17:23)
Sabrina Savra Decarlo - Touched (21:35)
Chris Madden - The American Acropolis (28:40)
Izabelle Alexander - The Orange Door & A Game Of Protocol (34:41)
Alicja Januszko - Seaside (40:53)
Anne Andersen - Depression (46:47)
Pearlie Best - Untitled (48:00)
Izabelle Alexander - Symbols to Decipher (52:13)
Gigi - Lucia and Calvin (56:59)
Sheila Valesano - Devotion (59:56)
Sabrina Savra Decarlo - Caritas (1:00:55)
Dan Eavenson - A Witch In The Walls (1:02:12)
Izabelle Alexander - A Constructive State Of Mind (1:08:23)
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