July 2017

Meet Our Readers: Jonathan Jones

Jonathan Winston Jones has struggled more to come out as a writer than he did when coming out as gay. Whenever he hits his stride with his writing, he hears the voice of his deceased grandfather who raised him saying,...  read

Meet Our Readers: Edward Moses

In 2000, Edward Moses's diverse musical upbringing began to suddenly make a lot of sense, as the whirlwinds of albums his parents had at home merged with his sudden discovery of Hip-Hop and Slam Poetry, all in a single summer....  read

Meet Our Readers: Alicia Swiz

Alicia Swiz is a professor, performer, and professional feminist. Drawing from her personal experience and her academic training, Alicia Swiz facilitates conversations about gender, sex and pop culture. She is the host of the monthly showcase, Feminist Happy Hour, and...  read

Meet Our Readers: Tiffany Gholar

Tiffany Gholar is a lifelong Chicago resident. She is the author of three art books: Post-Consumerism, Imperfect Things, and The Doll Project. A Bitter Pill to Swallow is her first novel, which started out as a short story she wrote...  read

Meet Our Readers: Hannah Gamble

Hannah Gamble is a poet, essayist, editor, performer,and educator. Her first book, Your Invitation to a Modest Breakfast, won the National Poetry Series in 2011. In 2014 she received a Ruth Lilly/Dorothy Sargent Rosenberg fellowship from The Poetry Foundation. You...  read

Tuesday Funk #107 -- Aug. 1, 2017

After taking July off for a certain patriotic holiday, Tuesday Funk is back August 1! Join us in the upstairs lounge of Hopleaf in Andersonville as we welcome Jonathan Jones, Edward Moses, Tiffany Gholar, Hannah Gamble and Alicia Swiz to...  read
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Tuesday Funk is an eclectic monthly reading series showcasing a mix of fiction, poetry and essays. We are currently on hiatus.


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