June 2011 | Tuesday Funk
June 2011

June debriefing

Our next event will take place on Tuesday, August 2, 2011, and will include readings from Tegan Jones, Sondra Morin, Eden M. Robins, Julie Rosenthal, Jerry Schwartz and Karen Skalitzkyread

Reminder: Tuesday Funk #35 is tonight!

Happy Summer Solstice, in honor of which your friends here at the Funk are staging an alien invasion tonight in Chicago! Well, at any rate, a group of fantastic out-of-town writers from around the country will be converging on Hopleaf...  read

Video: Tim W. Brown travels through time

We're so excited about our upcoming "Science Fiction Sextuple Feature" that we want to put you in the mood with yet another video scavenged from a recent Tuesday Funk episode. When Tim W. Brown joined us at our podium back...  read

Tuesday Funk likes Wellspring organizer Brad Beaulieu

Our upcoming special edition of Tuesday Funk, the "Science Fiction Sextuple Feature," features six attendees of the inaugural Wellspring Workshop, an intensive workshop for speculative fiction novelists taking place in Lake Geneva over the course of the next week. And...  read

Meet Our Readers: Brenda Cooper

Brenda Cooper is a Seattle-area futurist and writer, and also the CIO for the City of Kirkland. Brenda writes a monthly column for Futurismic called "Today's Tomorrows," and is the author of the Endeavor award-winner for 2008, The Silver Ship...  read

Meet Our Readers: Vincent Jorgensen

Vincent Jorgensen is a writer-engineer living in the epicenter of the Silicon Valley. He has been a stay-at-home dad, a microchip designer, and a science-fiction class instructor at UC Berkeley. Vincent loves languages and can speak French and Spanish, as...  read

Meet Our Readers: Holly McDowell

Holly McDowell lives and writes in Boulder, Colorado, with her rock-climbing husband and the world's cutest Polish Lowland Sheepdog. This picture was taken during her recent visit to Chicago, when she fell in love with the city. Join Tuesday Funk's...  read

Meet Our Readers: Kelly Swails

Kelly Swails is a clinical microbiologist by day and a writer by night. When she's not wrestling with bacteria or words, she can be found reading, knitting, or watching movies. Her work has appeared in several anthologies, including *Timeshares* and...  read

Meet Our Readers: Gregory A. Wilson

Gregory A. Wilson is currently an Associate Professor of English at St. John's University in New York City, where he teaches creative writing and fantasy fiction along with various other courses in literature. His first academic book was published by...  read

Meet Our Readers: Sarah K. Castle

Sarah K. Castle published her first essay in Rider Magazine in 1987. Almost twenty years later, she got busy writing science fiction. She attended Clarion Science Fiction and Fantasy Writers' Workshop in 2006. Since then, she's published stories in Analog...  read
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Tuesday Funk is an eclectic Chicago reading series, hosted by Andrew Huff and Eden Robins, showcasing a monthly mix of fiction, poetry, essays and performance. Join us next on Tuesday, October 6, 7:30 p.m. live on YouTube. Admission is free.

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