November 2019

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

Meet Our Readers: Katey Schultz

Katey Schultz is the author of Flashes of War, which the Daily Beast praised as an "ambitious and fearless" collection, and Still Come Home, the winner of the first ever Ciofalo Award. Honors for her work include the Linda Flowers...  read

Meet Our Readers: Ruth Kaufman

Ruth Kaufman is the author of four medieval romances, two medieval novellas and two humorous contemporary novels. Her Wars of the Roses Brides trilogy (At His Command, Follow Your Heart, and The Bride Tournament) reached #1 historical romance on Amazon...  read

Meet Our Readers: Anne-Marie Oomen

Anne-Marie Oomen is co-author of Lake Michigan Mermaid with Linda Nemec Foster (Michigan Notable Book for 2019), but she is not a mermaid--she wrote the troubled girl poems in the book--no type-casting there. She also wrote Love, Sex and 4-H...  read

Topical Haiku for November 2019

Tuesday Funk cohost Andrew Huff shared three haiku at the 133rd edition of Tuesday Funk on Nov. 5. Snow on Halloween hides pageantry and horror under heavy coats. Snow melts on pavement leaving leaf-lined paths under bowed tree branches. Twitter...  read

Tuesday Funk #134: Dec. 3, 2019

The holiday season is upon us, and what better way to celebrate than with the last Tuesday Funk of 2019! Join Chicago's favorite eclectic monthly reading series on Tuesday, Dec. 3, when we'll feature Ruth Kaufman, Katey Schulz, Anne-Marie Oomen,...  read

November 2019 Debrief

It was a prematurely cold night in what has turned into a series of cold nights, but the audience for the 133rd edition of Tuesday Funk was warm and welcoming in the upstairs lounge at Hopleaf on November 5, and...  read

Tuesday Funk #133 is tonight!

Kick fall into high gear with Tuesday Funk - TONIGHT! We'll be featuring Karen Clanton, Kevin Coval, Marco RafalĂ , Kat Jercich, and Leland Cheuk! Plus your perennial cohosts, Andrew Huff and Eden Robins. Our readings take place at Hopleaf Bar,...  read

Meet Our Readers: Karen Clanton

Karen Clanton is an attorney whose law degree did not stifle the English major lurking within. She has forged a career as a writer in the legal profession, where she has led complex editorial projects in securities law, women's history...  read

Meet Our Readers: Kat Jercich

Kat Jercich is a writer and editor living in Chicago. Her writing has appeared on Rewire.News, Tenderly Magazine, Bitch, Bust, RedEye, xoJane, and the Sacramento News and Review. Please join Kat and our other amazing readers on Tuesday, November 5,...  read
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