January 2020

Meet Our Readers: Kendra Stevens

Kendra Stevens is a Chicago-based live-lit performer, comic and rapper who has performed all over the city. She is the co-producer and host of Serving the Sentence, a live-lit show in which all the stories start with the same first...  read

Meet Our Readers: Kelly Swails

Kelly Swails is a writer, editor, and all-around geek. Her work has appeared in several anthologies as well as Shondaland.com. Currently, she's the Co-Director of the Writer's Symposium at Gen Con, a con-within-a-con for science fiction and fantasy writers. You...  read

Meet Our Readers: Ananda Lima

Ananda Lima's work has appeared in The American Poetry Review, Poets.org, The Kenyon Review Online, Colorado Review, Rattle, Jubilat, Hobart, The Common, and elsewhere. She has an MA in Linguistics from UCLA and an MFA in Creative Writing in Fiction...  read

Tuesday Funk #136: Feb. 4, 2020

We're getting into the heart of winter here, and Tuesday Funk would like to place "dibs" on your Feb. 4! Join Chicago's favorite eclectic monthly reading series in the upstairs lounge at Hopleaf in Andersonville. We'll have readings by Kelly...  read

January 2020 Debrief

January shows are always fun at Tuesday Funk, because it's always packed with folks who are resolved not to let winter weather stop them from going out. It was standing room only in the upstairs lounge of Hopleaf on Jan....  read

Tuesday Funk #135 is tonight!

Not since 2000 has it been so hard to get accustomed to writing a new year. Join us on January 7, 2020(!!) for the year's first excellent installment of Tuesday Funk! Featuring Maggie Queeney, Cameron McGill, Darshita Jain, Michael Palmer,...  read

Meet Our Readers: Darshita Jain

Darshita Jain likes to call herself Quixotic. She is a grad student studying New Arts Journalism at the School of the Art Institute of Chicago and the literary editor of F News Magazine. Most of the time, she oscillates between...  read

Meet Our Readers: Dmitry Samarov

Dmitry Samarov paints and writes in Chicago. He published two books in 2019: Music to My Eyes (Tortoise Books) and Soviet Stamps (Pictures & Blather). He's also the author of two cabbie books: Hack: Stories from a Chicago Cab (2011)...  read

Meet Our Readers: Michael William Palmer

Michael William Palmer is a nonfiction writer whose work has appeared in Bellingham Review, CutBank, Georgetown Review, Alligator Juniper, West Texas Literary Review, and numerous other publications. His first book, Baptizing the Dead and Other Jobs, is a collection of...  read
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