Story URL: http://news.medill.northwestern.edu/chicago/news.aspx?id=213196
Story Retrieval Date: 10/31/2014 12:51:23 PM CST
Behind a door above a fish shop on Milwaukee Avenue, a group of young poets meet at what they call their second home.
They are part of the Young Chicago Authors, a nonprofit that encourages teenagers to express themselves through creative writing and performance.
Every Tuesday night, the program hosts an open mic for young people to share their stories.