March 2024

Meet Our Readers: Lillian Stone

Lillian Stone is a reporter, humor writer, and the author of Everybody's Favorite, a funny and disgusting essay collection published in 2023. She’s a frequent contributor to outlets including Slate, BBC Worklife, and GQ. On the humor side, she's a...  read

Meet Our Readers: Daniel Kraus

Daniel Kraus is a New York Times bestselling writer of novels, TV, and film. His latest novel, Whalefall, received a front-cover rave review in the New York Times Book Review, won the Alex Award, and is a LA Times Book...  read

Meet Our Readers: Jennifer Schaefer

Jennifer Schaefer is a fiction writer whose work has appeared in: North American Review, Chicago Tribune, Barstow & Grand, Curbside Splendor, The Matador Review, Zouch Magazine, Akashic Books' flash fiction series, and Tortoise Books' anthology. She also received an Honorable...  read

Meet Our Readers: Sarah Kokernot

Sarah Kokernot’s writing has appeared in The Best American Short Stories, The New York Times, Michigan Quarterly Review, Crazyhorse, Front Porch, West Branch, Lady Churchill’s Rosebud Wristlet, and other publications. She is currently finishing her first novel. Originally from Kentucky,...  read

Meet Our Readers: Robert Vetter

Robert Vetter is a writer and performer, most recently performing with Little Miss Anthropes, a drag standup pageant, at The Lincoln Lodge. His work has been published by or is forthcoming in McSweeney’s, The AutoEthnographer, The New Absurdist, The Museum...  read

Tuesday Funk #146: April 2, 2024

Spring has sprung, and Chicago's favorite live lit reading series is too! Join us Tuesday, April 2 for the 146th edition of Tuesday Funk. The evening will feature readings by Sarah Kokernot, Daniel Kraus, Jennifer Schaefer, Lillian Stone, and Robert...  read

Meet Our Readers: Gina DeLuca

Gina DeLuca is an essayist, satirist and cartoonist who has been performing in Chicago for the last 13 years. She recently graduated with her MFA in nonfiction writing from Washington University in St. Louis, and is an Assistant Editor for...  read

Meet Our Readers: James Gordon

James Gordon is an award winning actor, author, and poet, as well as a champion Storyteller. James can be seen on episodes of Chicago Fire, Chicago Med, The G, Background Extras, Quick 2 Judge, and the theatrical productions Ides of...  read

Meet Our Readers: Molia Dumbleton

Molia Dumbleton’s work has appeared in The Sun Magazine, Ecotone, The Kenyon Review, New England Review, and elsewhere; been awarded honors including Ireland's Seán Ó Faoláin International Story Prize, the Columbia Journal Winter Fiction Prize, and a Peter Taylor Fellowship...  read
Tuesday Funk

About Us

Tuesday Funk is an eclectic Chicago reading series, hosted by Andrew Huff and Eden Robins, showcasing a mix of fiction, poetry, essays and performance. Join us next on Tuesday, May 7, 7:30 p.m. at Hopleaf, 5148 N. Clark Street, Chicago, IL 60640. Admission is free.


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