June 2016 | Tuesday Funk
June 2016

Meet Our Readers: Kendra Stevens

Kendra Stevens is a Chicago-based writer, Live Lit performer, comic, rapper and obsessed pet owner. She is a co-producer of the monthly show, Serving the Sentence, is an original member of the kates, a Write Club victor, and has also...  read

Meet Our Readers: Hannah Gamble

Hannah Gamble is the 2015 winner of the Neil Postman award for metaphor from Rattle magazine. She will be giving talks this summer at the Chicago Art Institute and the 2015 Printer's Ball, and will have new poems out in...  read

Meet Our Readers: Leland Cheuk

Leland Cheuk is the author of the novel The Misadventures of Sulliver Pong (CCLaP Publishing, 2015). The book was an Amazon National Bestseller in Asian-American Literature, a finalist for the James Jones First Novel Fellowship, and a semi-finalist for the...  read

Tuesday Funk #95 - July 5, 2016

Your favorite eclectic monthly reading series, Tuesday Funk returns the day after Independence Day, July 5! Join us in the upstairs bar at Hopleaf for readings by Leland Cheuk, Hannah Gamble, Maggie Jenkins, Kendra Stevens and Scott Smith! Andrew Huff...  read

June Haiku by Andrew

Co-host Andrew Huff read a few topical haiku at the June 7, 2016 episode of Tuesday Funk -- including a couple dedicated to soon-to-be newlyweds Eden Robins and Kyle Thiessen (our videographer). Pollen burns my eyes, makes my throat sore,...  read

June Debriefing

June's edition of Tuesday Funk was a lively one. Cohost Eden Robins led us off with a bit of Ke$ha fan fiction, followed by post-apocalyptic poetry by Sara Krueger. Cohost Andrew Huff read some topical haiku before handing the mic...  read

Reminder: Tuesday Funk #94 is tonight!

Hey! You should celebrate this amazing weather by sitting inside and listening to some amazing live lit! Tonight we've got Sara Krueger, Rana Khoury, Parker Molloy, Norman Doucet and co-host Eden Robins, co-hosted by your other faithful co-host Andrew Huff!...  read

Meet Our Readers: Eden Robins

Eden Robins is primarily your co-host, but this month she is also one of your readers! Forgive the bland and perfunctory bio, she is getting married four days after Tuesday Funk and has very little brain left. Please join Eden...  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

Meet Our Readers: Parker Molloy

Parker Molloy is a writer at Upworthy.com, where she writes about trending stories, culture, LGBT issues, politics, and more. Her work has also appeared at the New York Times, Rolling Stone, The Guardian, Glamour, and Playboy.com, among other outlets. She...  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, July 7 T.B.A., 7:30 p.m. at Hopleaf, 5148 N. Clark Street, Chicago, IL 60640. Admission is free.

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