January 2011

Meet Our Readers: Jerry Schwartz

Jerry Schwartz is the author of Pixels of Young Mueller, a coming-of-age tale published in 2010 by All Things That Matter Press. Visit his website at itsjerryschwartz.com. Schwartz also writes, plays, sings, and produces the music of The Jerrys, a...  read

Meet Our Readers: Eden Robins

In the grand tradition of underemployed artists, Eden Robins has been: a singing waitress, a dildo salesman, a dental assistant, an abortion clinic receptionist, a blowjob instructor, a travel writer, a pelvic model, and a Swahili teacher. She has published...  read

Meet Our Readers: Julie Rosenthal

Julie Rosenthal is a freelance writer in Chicago. She draws ideas for her stories from the encyclopedia articles she writes for Salem Press. Her fiction has been recognized by ChiZine and has appeared in Ensorcelled. More stories are forthcoming in...  read

Meet Our Readers: Brooke Wonders

Brooke Wonders spent her formative years editing the voices in other peoples' heads, which perhaps explains more than you need to know. Her latest play, "Unbirthday," was recently staged in Flagstaff, Arizona, where it received rave reviews from some of...  read

Meet Our Readers: Karen Skalitzky

Karen Skalitzky is the author of A Recipe for Hope: Stories of Transformation by People Struggling with Homelessness (ACTA Publications, 2006). An educator by trade, she works as a Reading Specialist and coaches teachers and principals in both underserved and...  read

Tuesday Funk #31, "New Year, New Voices": February 1st

Our next event, Tuesday, February 1, 2011, themed "New Year, New Voices," features debut readings from Eden Robins, Julie Rosenthal, Jerry Schwartz, Karen Skalitzky and Brooke Wondersread

Tuesday Funk likes 2nd Story + American Theater Co. January 17 Event

Our friend, Julia Borcherts, co-producer of Reading Under the Influence, will be a featured reader at 2nd Story + American Theater Company's night of storytelling on Monday, January 17th at Mrs. Murphy and Sons Irish Bistro (3905 N. Lincoln Ave.)....  read

January debriefing

We're slobberingly grateful to everyone who helped make January's episode of Tuesday Funk such a rousing success—readers and audience alike. Another attentive, engaged, standing-room-only crowd turned out to be entertained and mesmerized by our savory six. If you were among...  read

Reminder: Tuesday Funk #30 is tonight!

The holiday season may be dead and gone, no more than a rattling ghost, but Tuesday Funk is keeping the festive spirit alive with a sampler of a half-dozen sweet or savory readers for your listening pleasure. Come to Hopleaf...  read

Meet Our Readers: Suzanne Clores

Suzanne Clores is a writer of fiction and memoir from the New York City diaspora known as New Jersey. Her book Memoirs of a Spiritual Outsider has just celebrated its ten-year anniversary with a Kindle edition re-release. Her work has...  read
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