July 2019

Meet Our Readers: Sophie Amado

A proud Chicago native, Sophie Amado holds a BA in English and Spanish from the University of Iowa and an MFA in Creative Nonfiction Writing from Columbia College Chicago. Here, she taught undergraduate writing and rhetoric and started editing for...  read

Meet Our Readers: Vojislav Pejović

Vojislav Pejović was born in Montenegro, former Yugoslavia, in 1972. He is a neurobiologist by training and a medical communications professional by occupation. His publications include two novels, The Life and Death of Milan Junak and American Sfumato. He lives...  read

Tuesday Funk #130: August 6, 2019

The dog days of summer are nearly here -- combat the heat with some adult beverages and live lit! Join us in the upstairs lounge at Hopleaf on Tuesday, Aug. 6 for Chicago's favorite eclectic reading series, where we'll feature...  read

Some Angry Haiku for July 2019

Current events couldn't help but make their way into cohost Andrew Huff's topical haiku at the July 2, 2019 show. Once liberators, now a nation that constructs concentration camps. Proud Americans forget the reason we fought: freedom from tyranny. Independence...  read

July 2019 Debrief

We had a great crowd for the 129th edition of Tuesday Funk on July 2, and those in attendance got a serious treat -- emphasis on serious. Norman Doucet got everything started with a funny story that wove a legendary...  read

Tuesday Funk #129 is tonight!

I'll just say this: You do NOT want to miss this show. With readings by Kalisha Buckhanon, Kenji Kuramitsu, Cameron McGill, Norman Doucet, and Sahar Mustafah, plus your perennial co-hosts Andrew Huff and Eden Robins. Our readings take place at...  read

Meet Our Readers: Norman Doucet

Norman Doucet was born in Charleston, South Carolina, and spent his formative years there, which is reflected in many of the mistakes he has made in his life. For instance, he likes to point out that he was both a...  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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