January 2013

Video: Sondra Morin serenades Chicago in verse

At our January 1st edition of Tuesday Funk, Sondra Morin read us some of her powerful poetry, and it sounded a little like this... And if you enjoyed that, please join us at 7:30 pm on Tuesday, February 5th, 2013,...  read

Meet Our Readers: John Everson

John Everson is the Bram Stoker Award-winning author of Covenant, as well as the novels Sacrifice, The 13th, Siren and The Pumpkin Man, all released in paperback from Dorchester/Leisure Books and now available in e-book via 47North. His sixth novel,...  read

Meet Our Readers: Gina Frangello

Gina Frangello is the author of 3 books of fiction: A Life in Men (forthcoming from Algonquin in 2014), Slut Lullabies (Emergency Press 2010) and My Sister's Continent (Chiasmus 2006). The longtime editor of Other Voices magazine, she co-founded its...  read

Meet Our Readers: Mary Pat Bohan

Mary Pat Bohan has been performing stand-up and story telling with The Kates at the Book Cellar for a couple years and has also performed with Beast Women. You may have gotten a taste of MP's material at Essay Fiesta,...  read

Video: Maggie Kast takes us to Scottsboro

For Martin Luther King Jr. Day, we're pleased to share Maggie Kast's reading from our December 4th episode. This excerpt from her novel-in-progress I Never Knew You Had a Girl takes us to Scottsboro, Alabama, in 1931, so buckle up...  read

Meet Our Readers: Patricia Ann McNair

Patricia Ann McNair is the author of The Temple of Air, a finalist for the Society of Midland Authors Best Book Award and the Devil's Kitchen Reading Award. She's received four Illinois Arts Council Awards and was nominated for the...  read

Video: William Shunn gives us a taste of "Smoke"

At the January 1st edition of Tuesday Funk, our monthly Poem by Bill sang the praises of "Smoke," and sounded just a little like this... And if you enjoyed that, please join us at 7:30 pm on Tuesday, February 5th,...  read

Meet Our Readers: Hanna Martine

Hanna Martine left a decade of office work in order to show her daughter what it meant to go after one's dream. She loves bar stools, books, travel and her friends. Though she and her family live outside Chicago, her...  read

Video: Julie Ganey communes with the fairies

At our January 1st edition of Tuesday Funk, Julie Ganey brought us a charming true tale of fantasy, wonder, and fairies. Julie's essay "When the Fairies Came" appears in the new 2nd Story anthology Briefly Knocked Unconscious by a Low-Flying...  read

Video: Andrew Huff gives us "Directions Home"

At our January 1st edition of Tuesday Funk earlier this week, Gapers Block editor Andrew Huff took us for a drive down Memory Lane, and it went a little like this... And if you enjoyed that, please join us at...  read
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About Us

Tuesday Funk is an eclectic Chicago reading series, hosted by Andrew Huff and Eden Robins, showcasing a mix of fiction, poetry, essays and performance. Join us next on Tuesday, March 5, 7:30 p.m. at Hopleaf, 5148 N. Clark Street, Chicago, IL 60640. Admission is free.


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