October 2016

Meet Our Readers: Coya Paz

Coya Paz is a writer, director, and lip gloss connoisseur who was raised in Peru, Bolivia, Colombia, Ecuador, Brazil, and the United States. She is the artistic director of Free Street Theater, a cofounder of the Proyecto Latina collective, and...  read

Meet Our Readers: Cesar Torres

Cesar Torres is the author of the 2014 supernatural thriller 13 Secret Cities, as well as the erotic LGBTQ book series How to Kill a Superhero, which he writes under the pseudonym Pablo Greene. Cesar's books cut across the genres...  read

Meet Our Readers: Megan Stielstra

Megan Stielstra is the author of Once I Was Cool and Everyone Remain Calm. Her work appears in the Best American Essays, New York Times, Guernica, the Rumpus, and on National Public Radio, and she performs regularly for the 2nd...  read

Meet Our Readers: Veronica Arreola

Veronica Arreola is a professional feminist, writer, and mom. Veronica is contributing to Bitch Media's Campaign 2016 coverage and serves on their board of directors. Her writing has also be featured in outlets such as USA Today, New York Times,...  read

Meet Our Readers: Mary Robinette Kowal

Mary Robinette Kowal is the author of The Glamourist Histories series of fantasy novels. She has received the Campbell Award for Best New Writer, three Hugo awards, and the RT Reviews award for Best Fantasy Novel. Her work has been...  read

Tuesday Funk #99 -- Nov. 1, 2016

Sure, it's starting to get chilly and blustery outside, but the upstairs lounge is warm and cozy -- just right for the November edition of Tuesday Funk! Join us for readings by Megan Stielstra, Coya Paz, Cesar Torres, Mary Robinette...  read

October 2016 Debriefing

The October edition of Tuesday Funk exemplified our mission of being an eclectic monthly reading series. We began with a story of love and loss from K.B. Jensen. Next, Henri Harps told a tale of a young jazzman who finds...  read

A Trio of Haiku for October

Cohost Andrew Huff only wrote three haiku for the October 4, 2016 episode of Tuesday Funk, and they were really diverse. VP candidates are debating each other right now. Yeah, who cares? The crack of the bat, the roar of...  read

Reminder: Tuesday Funk #98 is Tonight!

Put down that pumpkin spice latte and come see some live lit! Tuesday Funk is back tonight with readings by Tom Haley, Kevin Smokler, Henri Harps, KB Jensen and Jen Masengarb! Our readings take place at Hopleaf Bar, 5148 N....  read

Meet Our Readers: Tom Haley

Tom Haley divides his time between daytime, and nighttime. He has published several essays, and has previously busied himself as a grad student, writing teacher, copywriter, and book critic. He lives in Albany Park, and works as a creative director...  read
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