June 2018

Meet Our Readers: Tiffany Gholar

Tiffany Gholar is a lifelong resident of Chicago, Illinois. She studied art as an undergraduate at the University of Chicago and interior design at Harrington College of Design and has a masters degree in painting from Governors State University. Her...  read

Meet Our Readers: Mary Winn Heider

Mary Winn Heider writes for kids, but has also worked as a public radio reporter, a high school teacher, and a bartender on a train in Alaska. She has an MFA from the Vermont College of Fine Arts and teaches...  read

Meet Our Readers: Edward McClelland

Edward McClelland is the author most recently of Folktales and Legends of the Middle West. A past Tuesday Funk reader and Gapers Block contributor, he has also written for The New York Times, the Washington Post, and the Chicago Reader,...  read

Meet Our Readers: Siobhan Adcock

Siobhan Adcock is the author of two novels: The Barter, a ghost story about motherhood published by Dutton in 2014, and The Completionist, a dystopian mystery set in Chicago, published by Simon & Schuster and named one of the Best...  read

Tuesday Funk #118: July 3, 2018

Spend part of your holiday week with your favorite eclectic monthly reading series! Tuesday Funk is setting off fireworks in the upstairs lounge of Hopleaf on Tuesday, July 3 — readings by Mary Winn Heider, Ted McClelland, Siobhan Adcock, Alison...  read

A Haiku Tribute

Cohost Andrew Huff's grandmother passed away in May at 97. His haiku at the June show were a remembrance of her. My grandmother died having lived in two countries: Italy and here. She immigrated at 8, speaking no English, to...  read

June 2018 Debrief

It was a lovely June evening, and Tuesday Funk #117 was in the air. The crowd settled in, and Mark Rader got us started with an excerpt from his forthcoming novel. Joshua Landsman followed with one of the parables from...  read

Tuesday Funk #117 is tonight!

Come squander this nice weather by sitting indoors with a beer, basking in the glow of the brightest live lit this city has to offer! We've got Joshua Landsman, we've got Tracy Harford-Porter, we've got Mark Rader and Sara Ross...  read

Meet Our Readers: Elizabeth Gomez

Elizabeth Gomez is a comedian, writer, and a free bleeder. She performs all over the city, but you may have seen her on Check Please, which means she is Chicago famous now. She is the founding writer of Drinkers with...  read

Meet Our Readers: Mark Rader

Mark Rader is a fiction writer, artist, and father of two boys who are really into toilet-themed collectibles right now. His short fiction has been published in Glimmer Train, Epoch, The Southern Review and shortlisted for an O. Henry Award,...  read
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