April is Bahiyyih El-Shabbaz

We had our first recording session at The Shumway with Bahiyyih El-Shabbaz last night.  Her essay about her pregnancy is intense, unexpected, and important.   We look forward to you hearing her writing…

A Gyro Walked into a Bar

I have driven or walked past this place a hundred times, probably more, and have somehow never noticed it.  This is personally embarrassing as it is literally steps away from…

Meet Our Producer, Jesse Kuntz

That is Jesse Kuntz, the producer of the Guildy Pleasures Podcast.  Without him, we wouldn’t have a podcast.   Every Monday, he directs and records us at The Shumway, which is located…

New Hot Thing

Blogs aren’t exactly the new hot thing,  but Rockford Writers’ Guild is implementing one anyway. Q: Why?                             …