April 2015 | Tuesday Funk
April 2015

Meet Our Readers: Melissa Franic

Melissa Franic is a writer and educator born and raised in the suburbs of Chicago to an Italian-American mother and a Yugoslavian-born father. She holds a Master of Fine Arts Degree in Creative Writing from Goddard College, as well as...  read

Meet Our Readers: Maggie Kast

Maggie Kast is the author of The Crack between the Worlds: a dancer's memoir of loss, faith and family, published by Wipf and Stock. Her first novel, A Free, Unsullied Land, is forthcoming from Fomite Press in autumn 2015. "The...  read

Meet Our Readers: Wesley Chu

Wesley Chu is the author of five novels and a 2015 nominee for the John W. Campbell Award for Best New Writer. His debut, The Lives of Tao, won the Young Adult Library Services Alex Award and was a finalist...  read

Tuesday Funk #81: May 5, 2015

Celebrate Cinco de Mayo with some live lit at Tuesday Funk! Your favorite eclectic monthly reading series returns to the upstairs lounge at Hopleaf, 5148 N. Clark St. in Chicago, on Tuesday, May 5, 2015, with guests Wesley Chu, Jenny...  read

April's Sole Haiku

Co-host Andrew Huff only read one haiku at the April 7th edition of Tuesday Funk. At SXSW, a new band's sound blends into one long muffled track. ...  read

April Debriefing

What a show! We had a packed crowd - standing room only - for Tuesday Funk #80 last night. Former TF co-host Sara Ross Witt started off the night with a heartbreaking story of a family in wartime, dealing with...  read

Reminder: Tuesday Funk #80 is tonight!

Tonight's the night! Tuesday Funk #80 is ON! Andrew Huff and Eden Robins are, as always, your faithful co-hosts. And tonight we have a stellar lineup, featuring: Mary Anne Mohanraj, Sara Ross Witt, Christian Picciolini, Parker Molloy, and Mikki Kendall!...  read

Meet Our Readers: Mikki Kendall

Mikki Kendall, a writer and occasional feminist divides her time between two careers, a family, and brunch. She commits acts of fiction largely focusing on black people in every situation under the sun, and a few under undefined celestial bodies....  read
Tuesday Funk

About Us

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, July 7 T.B.A., 7:30 p.m. at Hopleaf, 5148 N. Clark Street, Chicago, IL 60640. Admission is free.

Categories

Monthly Archives