March 2012

Meet Our Readers: Mary Anne Mohanraj

Mary Anne Mohanraj is author of Bodies in Motion (HarperCollins) and nine other titles. Bodies in Motion was a finalist for the Asian American Book Awards, a USA Today Notable Book, and has been translated into six languages. Previous titles...  read

Tuesday Funk likes the Chicago Writers Conference!

Chicago is getting its own down-home writers conference! The Chicago Writers Conference will take place September 14-16 at Tribune Tower in beautiful downtown Chicago. Speakers and presenters include Chuck Sambuchino, Robert K. Elder, and Cinnamon Cooper, while special readings will...  read

Meet Our Readers: Charlotte Hart

Charlotte Hart lives in Evanston, Illinois. Her poetry has been published in Journals such as Apparatus Magazine, Barnwood International Poetry Magazine, The Aurorean, Thema, and Dot Dot Dash. She has two books of poetry: The Pegasus Ring (2008) and a...  read

Meet Our Readers: J.H. Palmer

J.H. Palmer is a writer and storyteller, and is in possession of a range of superpowers which include the ability to use public toilets and tame feral cats (but not at the same time.) She has performed at Story Club,...  read

Meet Our Readers: Mare Swallow

Mare Swallow is the host of the Chicago Publishes Podcast and the founder of the upcoming Chicago Writers Conference, this September in Chicago. She is also a public speaking coach who writes whenever she can. Join Tuesday Funk April 3...  read

Meet Our Readers: Richard Chwedyk

Richard Chwedyk won a Nebula Award for his novella, "Bronte's Egg" in 2003. He has also been nominated for the Hugo, the Rhysling, and shortlisted for the Theodore Sturgeon Award. His fiction has appeared in the anthologies Nebula Awards Showcase...  read

Video: Joe Weintraub charts the Cubs from home

At our March Tuesday Funk reading, the versatile Joe Weintraub pitched us this curveball, charting a Cubs pennant race from the vantage point of home... And if you enjoyed that, then by no means should you miss our next event,...  read

Video: Why Robyn Pennacchia won't swim with the dolphins

At last week's Tuesday Funk reading, Sunday Night Sex Show impresaria Robyn Pennacchia explained in no uncertain terms exactly why she won't swim with dolphins, and it went a little like this... And if you enjoyed that, then by no...  read

Tuesday Funk #44: April 3rd

Our next event will take place Tuesday, April 3, 2012, and will include readings from Mary Anne Mohanraj, J.H. Palmer, Charlotte Hart, Mare Swallow, and Richard Chwedykread

March debriefing

It was certainly a Super Tuesday last night at Hopleaf—a Super Tuesday Funk, that is! Your humble co-host brought you election updates throughout the evening (see the video below), but the real excitement was in seeing what surprises our five...  read
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