THREE Tuesday Funk hosts for the price of one!

Do you enjoy seeing two great Tuesday Funk hosts at every Tuesday Funk event? Pretty cool, right? What if I told you you could see three great Tuesday Funk hosts in one place on one evening? Super cool! That's just...  read

Help the Chicago Writers Conference this Thursday!

Tuesday Funk is a big supporter of the Chicago Writers Conference, and we'd like to encourage you—nay, urge you—to support this worthwhile endeavor at its annual benefit party! The benefit takes place this coming Thursday, August 29th, at 6:30 pm,...  read

Co-host William Shunn appears twice this week!

Attention, Funkers! Our longtime co-host William Shunn will be appearing next week in not one but two of Chicago's most thrilling other reading series. They'll be on consecutive nights, no less, so please block out Tuesday and Wednesday evenings on...  read

Tuesday Funk likes Gapers Block ... and vice versa!

Tuesday Funk is proud to inaugurate its association with Gapers Block at our April 2nd reading, by welcoming Andrew Huff as our new co-host! Gapers Block is a Chicago-centric online publication founded in 2003 with the intent of getting people...  read

Tuesday Funk likes "Glitter & Madness"!

Hey, all you glamorous Funkers! Love rollerdisco? Love science fiction and fantasy? Then you need to support the Kickstarter campaign for the Glitter & Madness anthology! What's this, you ask? It's a new anthology edited by Lynne M. Thomas, Michael...  read

An evening of speculative fiction at Open Books, February 28th

Though it's not a Tuesday Funk reading, we'd like to invite you to a special evening of speculative fiction readings on Thursday, February 28th, at Open Books Bookstore in Chicago! It's the first in the Chicago Writers Conference's new quarterly...  read

Tuesday Funk likes Open Books

Tuesday Funk is delighted to be producing this Friday's Chicago Writers Conference special reading event together with Open Books, an organization that truly needs and deserves your support. Open Books, if you don't know, is a nonprofit social venture that...  read

Tuesday Funk likes Kegs for Kids

We at Tuesday Funk love Hopleaf and the wonderful room they let us use every month, so we're happy to spread the word about a great cause they undertake every year. No, it's not a program to give beer to...  read

Tuesday Funk likes the "Great Dysmorphia" release party

Our friend and former Funker, Stephen Markley, author of Publish This Book, will be reading from his new release The Great Dysmorphia: An Epistemological View of Ingesting Hallucinogenic Mushrooms at the 2012 Republican Presidential Debate at Black Rock on August...  read

Hopleaf Bar is a star!

Tuesday Funk is eternally grateful to Hopleaf Bar for giving us such an atmospheric and welcoming home every month. In return, we'd like to congratulate Michael Roper not just on Hopleaf's recent beautiful expansion, but also on its appearance earlier...  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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