August 2018 | Tuesday Funk
August 2018

Meet Our Readers: Juan Martinez

Juan Martinez is the author of Best Worst American, a story collection published by Small Beer Press and the inaugural winner of the Neukom Institute Award for Debut Speculative Fiction. He lives in Chicago and is an assistant professor at...  read

Meet Our Readers: William Shunn

William Shunn, a former Tuesday Funk co-host, is author of the memoir The Accidental Terrorist: Confessions of a Reluctant Missionary, not to mention more than three dozen short stories. His poetry has appeared in Sunstone, Analog, and Asimov's, and is...  read

Meet Our Readers: Mare Swallow

Mare Swallow is the former Executive Director of the Chicago Writers Conference. Her essays have appeared in Story Club and Hypertext magazines. She is a contributor to Pop Mythology, and she tells her stories live at events such as Tuesday...  read

Tuesday Funk #120: We're 10 Years Old!

A freak rainstorm may have scuttled our August show*, but nothing's going to stand in the way of our 10th anniversary show! (Holy crap, a decade worth of Tuesday Funk!? that's amazing!) Join us in the upstairs bar at Hopleaf...  read

Tuesday Funk #119 is tonight!

UPDATE: Hopleaf lost power due to today's freak rainstorm, and unfortunately that means we have to cancel tonight's show. We're rescheduling the readers for future episodes -- stay tuned! Won't you join us for tonight's awesome show? We've got Mare...  read

Meet Our Readers: Mare Swallow

Mare Swallow is the former Executive Director of the Chicago Writers Conference. Her essays have appeared in Story Club and Hypertext magazines. She is a contributor to Pop Mythology, and she tells her stories live at events such as Tuesday...  read

Meet Our Readers: Gina DeLuca

Gina DeLuca is a comedic essayist and performer living in Chicago. Self-effacing and cynical, Gina's writing speaks to the American zeitgeist with relatability and ease. She has read her pieces at Steppenwolf Theater, iO Theater, Essay Fiesta, and other venues...  read

Meet Our Readers: Kimberly Dixon-Mays

Kimberly Dixon-Mays is a poet, playwright and performer. A Cave Canem, Callaloo and Ragdale fellow, her poetry has been published in journals and anthologies including Reverie, Trigger Warning, Rhino and Consequence. She also released her first poetry collection, SenseMemory, with...  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, October 6, 7:30 p.m. live on YouTube. Admission is free.

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