May 2024

Meet Our Readers: Erin Watson

Erin J. Watson is a Southern queer person living in Chicago. She makes zines, reads poems, rides bikes, and works in nonprofits. Her recent zines include Things We Bought at Harvestime and Extremely Gay for the Moon and the Lake,...  read

Tuesday Funk #148: June 4, 2024

Will the scream of cicadas drown out the readers at our next show? Find out when Tuesday Funk returns on Tuesday, June 4 to the upstairs lounge at Hopleaf! The evening will feature readings by Lina Chern, Eden Robins, Chrisopher...  read

May 2024 Debrief

The 147th edition of Tuesday Funk seesawed from personal stories to pure fiction as our readers held their audience rapt in the upstairs bar at Hopleaf. Tuesday Funk founder Connor Coyne led things off with an excerpt from his novella...  read

Meet Our Readers: Ananda Lima

Ananda Lima is the author of Craft: Stories I Wrote for the Devil (forthcoming with Tor Books in June 2024), and Mother/land (Black Lawrence Press, 2021, winner of the Hudson Prize). Her work has appeared in four chapbooks, including Amblyopia...  read

Meet Our Readers: Carmen Aiken

Carmen Aiken is a certified forklift driver, non-profit exile, sometimes farmhand, bike dirtbag, and writer. Their work has been published in The Best American Experimental Writing, them magazine, and performed for's Lovefound series. Their hybrid work-in-progress, hotspur, was longlisted...  read

Meet Our Readers: Connor Coyne

Connor Coyne (he/him) is a writer living and working in Flint, Michigan. Connor has published several novels and a short story collection, including the magical serial novel Urbantasm, and his novella Hollywood. His work has been featured in, Belt...  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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