Tuesday Funk : December 2017

Meet Our Readers: Emma Terhaar

            

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Emma Terhaar is a writer living in Chicago. She edits and writes for Third Coast Review, the Chicago-centric arts and culture review site. Find more of Emma's writing on her blog EmmaFauxFemma.com.

Please join Emma and our other amazing readers on Tuesday, January 2, 2018 in the upstairs bar at Hopleaf. Doors open at 7pm, and the show starts at 7:30. It's free, and 21-and-over. RSVP on Facebook.

Meet Our Readers: Marcus Emanuel

            

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Marcus Emanuel received his bachelor's degree in Film Production at New York University and his master's in English from DePaul University. He has had short stories published in The Thoughtful Dog, Sick Lit Magazine, Chrome Baby, and others. He is currently finishing his first novel.

Please join Marcus and our other amazing readers on Tuesday, January 2, 2018 in the upstairs bar at Hopleaf. Doors open at 7pm, and the show starts at 7:30. It's free, and 21-and-over. RSVP on Facebook.

Meet Our Readers: Jac Jemc

            

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Jac Jemc is the author of The Grip of It (FSG Originals). Her first novel, My Only Wife (Dzanc Books) was a finalist for the 2013 PEN/Robert W. Bingham Prize for Debut Fiction and winner of the Paula Anderson Book Award, and her collection of stories, A Different Bed Every Time (Dzanc Books) was named one of Amazon's best story collections of 2014. She edits nonfiction for Hobart and teaches creative writing in Chicago.

Please join Jac and our other amazing readers on Tuesday, January 2, 2018 in the upstairs bar at Hopleaf. Doors open at 7pm, and the show starts at 7:30. It's free, and 21-and-over. RSVP on Facebook.

Meet Our Readers: Cameron McGill

            

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Cameron McGill is a third-year MFA candidate in poetry at the University of Idaho and the poetry editor of the journal Fugue. His poems have appeared or are forthcoming in The American Poetry Review, The Harvard Advocate, Queen Mob's Teahouse, Fogged Clarity, Poetry East, and Grist.

Please join Cameron and our other amazing readers on Tuesday, January 2, 2018 in the upstairs bar at Hopleaf. Doors open at 7pm, and the show starts at 7:30. It's free, and 21-and-over. RSVP on Facebook.

Meet Our Readers: Emily Belden

            

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Emily Belden is a best-selling author who has been chronicled by Michigan Avenue Magazine, The Chicago Sun Times, and many others. She is repped by Browne & Miller as well as 44 Blue Productions out of Burbank, California, who is adapting her Chicago-based memoir, Eightysixed, into a comedic series. She recently inked a two-book deal with HarperCollins/Harlequin and her debut novel, Hot Mess, about a girl who opens a restaurant in the West Loop, is due out March 20, 2018.

Please join Emily and our other amazing readers on Tuesday, January 2, 2018 in the upstairs bar at Hopleaf. Doors open at 7pm, and the show starts at 7:30. It's free, and 21-and-over. RSVP on Facebook.

Tuesday Funk #112: January 2, 2018

            

It's hard to believe we're already looking down the barrel at a new year! What better way to commit to your resolution not to let winter keep you home than by heading to Tuesday Funk on the second of January!

Join us in the upstairs lounge at Hopleaf for Chicago's favorite eclectic monthly reading series, where we'll feature Cameron McGill, Emily Belden, Marcus Emanuel, Emma Terhaar and Jac Jemc!

As always, admission is free, but you must be 21 to attend. Doors open at 7pm sharp (don't dawdle if you want a seat!) and the show will start at 7:30pm. Please RSVP on Facebook -- and if you haven't yet, like our page so you get our announcements right in your stream.

Sponsored by the Chicago Review of Books.

Tuesday Funk #112, January 2 2018

Reminder: Tuesday Funk #111 is tonight!

            

It's the last Tuesday Funk of the year, and who knows if we'll all survive 2018! Why not hedge your bets and join us tonight. There will be good writing and good folks and enough booze to last through the end of the world. Join co-hosts Andrew Huff and Eden Robins, as well as the incredibly talented lineup: Jasmine Davila, H. Melt, Tom Underberg, James Gordon, and Faisal Mohyuddin!

Our readings take place at Hopleaf Bar, 5148 N. Clark St. in Chicago. We get started promptly at 7:30 pm in the upstairs lounge. Arrive early if you want a seat -- but no earlier than 7:00 pm. Our readings are free, but only those 21 and over will be admitted. No food can be brought in from the restaurant. See you there!

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Meet Our Readers: Faisal Mohyuddin

            

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Faisal Mohyuddin is the author of the chapbook The Riddle of Longing (Backbone Press, 2017) and the forthcoming full-length collection The Displaced Children of Displaced Children (Eyewear Publishing, 2018), which was selected by Kimiko Hahn as the winner of the 2017 Sexton Prize in Poetry. An alumnus of the U.S. Department of State's Teachers for Global Classrooms program and an educator advisor to the not-for-profit Narrative 4, Faisal teaches English at Highland Park High School in the north suburbs and lives with his wife and son in Chicago.

Please join Faisal and our other amazing readers on Tuesday, December 5, 2017 in the upstairs bar at Hopleaf. Doors open at 7pm, and the show starts at 7:30. It's free, and 21-and-over. RSVP on Facebook.

Meet Our Readers: James Gordon

            

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James Gordon is an international award winning author and poet from the South Side of Chicago. He is the Reigning Moth Grand Slam Champion and Snubfest Storytelling Champion. James can be found at www.iblowyourmind.net and on Twitter at gr8estpoetalive.

Please join James and our other amazing readers on Tuesday, December 5, 2017 in the upstairs bar at Hopleaf. Doors open at 7pm, and the show starts at 7:30. It's free, and 21-and-over. RSVP on Facebook.

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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, June 5, 7:30 p.m. at Hopleaf, 5148 N. Clark Street, Chicago, IL 60640. Admission is free.

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