November 2014 | Tuesday Funk
November 2014

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

G.P.A.(Greatest Poet Alive) aka James Gordon is from the South Side of Chicago. He is the author of six books of Poetry, including the award winning Readers' Favorite Poetry Book (Love and Romance) Revenge of the Orgasm and the Children's...  read

Meet Our Readers: Jonathan Eig

Jonathan Eig is a former Wall Street Journal reporter and the New York Times best-selling author of four books: Luckiest Man, Opening Day, Get Capone, and, most recently, The Birth of the Pill. Ken Burns has called Eig a "master...  read

Meet Our Readers: Jac Jemc

Jac Jemc's first story collection, A Different Bed Every Time, is newly out from Dzanc Books. Her novel, My Only Wife, was a finalist for the PEN/Robert W. Bingham Prize for Debut Fiction and winner of the Paula Anderson Book...  read

Meet Our Readers: Clayton Smith

Clayton Smith is a writer of speculative fiction and an avid curser of winter weather. He writes novels, short stories, and plays, mostly. His work has been featured on the popular Internet site Amazon, and his plays have been produced...  read

Meet Our Readers: Karen Genelly

Karen Genelly is a native Chicagoan who has traveled a lot but always returns home. As a docent for the Chicago Architecture Foundation, she tells stories of Chicago and the people that make it a great city. Two years ago,...  read

Haiku Gets Spooky

The Nov. 4th edition of Tuesday Funk brought a new crop of topical haiku from co-host Andrew Huff, including a Halloween treat. Your first rule as host is speak clearly. The second is don't forget stuff. Neither snow nor rain...  read

Tuesday Funk #76: Dec. 2, 2014

Our next event takes place Tuesday, December 2, 2014, with readings by Jac Jemc, Clayton Smith, Karen Genelly, James Gordon, and Jonathan Eigread

November Debriefing

Ah... remember when we were all rosy-cheeked from voting, that glorious window between filling in those arrows and finding out that everything had gone horribly wrong? Remember how we all went to Tuesday Funk #75 together and had a glorious...  read

Reminder: Tuesday Funk #75 is tonight!

Oh my goodness what a day - doing your civic duty and then getting to check out some sweet live lit? Does it get any better than this? Tuesday Funk #75 is tonight... consider it your reward for participating in...  read

Meet Our Readers: Tom Haley

Tom Haley recently bought a bicycle, and enjoys it, and thinks the single-speed was a good choice, though ideally that gear would be a little bigger, because although it's easy to get going from a dead stop, it's difficult to...  read
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Tuesday Funk is an eclectic Chicago reading series, hosted by Andrew Huff and Eden Robins, showcasing a monthly mix of fiction, poetry, essays and performance. Join us next on Tuesday, September 1 T.B.A., 7:30 p.m. at Hopleaf, 5148 N. Clark Street, Chicago, IL 60640. Admission is free.

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