May 2013 | Tuesday Funk

May 2013

Meet Our Readers: Heather Corallo

Heather Corallo is an actress, writer, musician, cook, and triathlete. She's also a FemCom graduate, a Kate, and a Writer Girl. You can see her work at a variety of live-lit venues—Story Club, The Kates, and now Tuesday Funk. ┬áHer...  read

Video: Mary Beth Hoerner wrestles with her pride

At the May 7th edition of Tuesday Funk, Mary Beth Hoerner related a tale of punctured grade-school pride, and it sounded a little like this... And if you enjoyed that, please join us at 7:30 pm on Tuesday, June 4th,...  read

Meet Our Readers: G.P.A. (Greatest Poet Alive)

G.P.A. (Greatest Poet Alive), the Phenomenal Poetic Unsub, hails from Chicago, IL. He has written four books of poetry—The Confessional Heart of a Man, The Book of 24 Orgasms, The Mind of a Poetic Unsub, and the recently released Revenge...  read

Video: Dion Walton takes us through the morgue door

At the May 7th edition of Tuesday Funk, Dion Walton told the affecting story of his struggle to survive HIV infection, and it sounded a little like this... And if you enjoyed that, please join us at 7:30 pm on...  read

Meet Our Readers: Darwyn Jones

Darwyn Jones's fiction has appeared in Hypertext Magazine, Windy City Times, Hair Trigger, SIN: A Deadly Anthology, and Grimm and Grimmer: Dark Tales for Dark Times. His more blurby writings have found their way into Chicago's entertainment website and...  read

Video: Suzanne Clores takes a ride she can't refuse

At the May 7th edition of Tuesday Funk, returning reader Suzanne Clores related the squirm-inducing tale of a car ride she took with a Brooklyn mobster, and it sounded a little like this... And if you enjoyed that, please join...  read

Meet Our Readers: Mare Swallow

Mare Swallow is the Founder and Executive Director of the Chicago Writers Conference, as well as a professional public speaker and public speaking coach. She's the author of "25 Ways to Engage Your Audience," and is currently writing a book...  read

Meet Our Readers: Lawrence Santoro

In 2001, Lawrence Santoro's novella "God Screamed and Screamed, Then I Ate Him" was nominated for a Bram Stoker Award by the Horror Writers Association. In 2002, his adaptation and audio production of Gene Wolfe's "The Tree Is My Hat,"...  read

Video: Andrew Huff delivers haiku from the news

At our May 7th edition last week, co-host Andrew Huff brought us a fistful of fine haiku ripped bleeding from current headlines: Bombs, explosions, floods: this April found our heartstrings and pulled them hard. April's heavy showers brought destruction, but...  read

Tuesday Funk #58: June 4, 2013

Our next event takes place Tuesday, June 4, 2013, with readings by Darwyn Jones, Heather Corallo, Lawrence Santoro, Mare Swallow, and G.P.A. (Greatest Poet Alive).  read
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