November 2012

Meet Our Readers: Maggie Kast

Maggie Kast is the author of The Crack Between the Worlds: A Dancer's Memoir. Her stories have appeared in The Sun, Nimrod, Rosebud, and others, and essays in America, Writers Chronicle, and Image. She's currently at work on a novel,...  read

Video: Mary Zemaitis was a teenage "Jesus Freak"

At our November 6th edition of Tuesday Funk, Mary Zemaitis bravely confessed her past as a teenage "Jesus Freak," and it sounded a little like this... And if you enjoyed that, please join us at 7:30 pm on December 4th,...  read

Meet Our Readers: Stephen Markley

Stephen Markley, author of Publish This Book: The Unbelievable True Story of How I Wrote, Sold, and Published This Very Book, will be reading from a new essay, available on Kindle and iBooks, called The Great Dysmorphia: An Epistemological View...  read

Video: William Shunn brings you this evening's "Tasting Notes"

At our November 6th edition of Tuesday Funk, co-host William Shunn read us some "Tasting Notes" straight from the Hopleaf beer menu... And if you found that tasty, you'll get another Poem by Bill at our December 4th reading, which...  read

Meet Our Readers: Jodi Eichelberger

Jodi Eichelberger has been featured as a storyteller in New York City at The Moth, SpeakEasy Stories, and Stories for the Hairdresser, which he also produced. He is currently writing a collection of essays with the working title Audience of...  read

Lineup shuffle for December 4th

We at Tuesday Funk are always bummed when our readers must drop out for one reason or another. And since every good story needs a villain, for our December 4th reading we can blame the absence of CP Chang and...  read

Meet Our Readers: Andrew Reilly

Andrew Reilly is the director of publishing for 2nd Story and co-editor of the anthology Briefly Knocked Unconscious by a Low-Flying Duck. His work, much of which was written in Uptown, has appeared in a number of fine publications. Visit...  read

Meet Our Readers: Julia Borcherts

Julia Borcherts is a 2nd Story company member, a co-founder and co-host of the literary series Reading Under the Influence and The Chicago Way, a fiction writing instructor at Columbia College Chicago, a theater columnist for the RedEye, and a...  read

Tuesday Funk #52: December 4th

Our next event will take place Tuesday, December 4, 2012, and will include readings from Julia Borcherts, Jodi Eichelberger, Maggie Kast, Stephen Markley, and Andrew Reilly.  read

November debriefing

Last night was Election Night, and we know you've been waiting with bated breath to find out what happened. So without further ado, here's a recap of last night's events ... from the Election Night Edition of Tuesday Funk at...  read
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