August 2013 | Tuesday Funk
August 2013

Meet Our Readers: Aleksandar Hemon

Aleksandar Hemon is the author of The Lazarus Project, which was a finalist for the National Book Critics Circle Award and the National Book Award, as well as The Question of Bruno, Nowhere Man, Love and Obstacles and The Book...  read

Meet Our Readers: Norman Doucet

Norman Doucet hails from the den of the southern rebellion, Charleston, South Carolina. Influenced by the duality that exists there, he made some interesting decisions, starting with attending the college—founded after a slave revolt—which also has the dubious distinction of...  read

Video: Brad Beaulieu takes us to court

At our August 6th edition of Tuesday Funk, Brad Beaulieu read us an excerpt from a tale of court intrigue set in Imperial Japan, and it went just a little like this... And if you enjoyed that, please join us...  read

Help the Chicago Writers Conference this Thursday!

Tuesday Funk is a big supporter of the Chicago Writers Conference, and we'd like to encourage you—nay, urge you—to support this worthwhile endeavor at its annual benefit party! The benefit takes place this coming Thursday, August 29th, at 6:30 pm,...  read

Meet Our Readers: William Shunn

William Shunn began his professional software development career at WordPerfect in 1991, where he wrote 80x86 assembly language code and helped kill the DOS version of the venerable word processor. Ironically, he still uses WordPerfect for most of his prose...  read

Video: Jac Jemc charts the process of moral decay

At our August 6th edition of Tuesday Funk, Jac Jemc read us her short story of juvenile delinquency, "Filch and Rot," and it sounded a lot like this... And if you enjoyed that, please join us at 7:30 pm on...  read

Meet Our Readers: Lania Knight

Lania Knight's first book, Three Cubic Feet, is a 2012 Lambda Literary Award Finalist in Debut Fiction. Her work has been published or will appear soon in Fourth Genre, New Stories from the Midwest, The Missouri Review, Literary Mama, PANK,...  read

Video: Andrew Huff exercises his poetic license

At our August 6th edition of Tuesday Funk, co-host Andrew Huff brought forth more topical haiku from his fevered brain, and it went just a little like this... And if you enjoyed that, please join us at 7:30 pm on...  read

Meet Our Readers: Virginia Konchan

Virginia Konchan's poems have appeared in Best New Poets, The Believer, The New Yorker, and The New Republic, her criticism in Quarterly Conversation, Barzakh Magazine, and Boston Review, and her fiction in StoryQuarterly and Joyland, among other places. Co-founder of...  read

Video: Dmitry Samarov just wants to get home

At our August 6th edition of Tuesday Funk, Dmitry Samarov told us what happened to him the night the Blackhawks won the Stanley Cup, and it sounded a little like this... And if you enjoyed that, please join us at...  read
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