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Tuesday Funk #41: January 3rd

Our next event will take place Tuesday, January 3, 2012, and will include readings from Stephen Markley, Lawrence Santoro, Holly McDowell, Christopher Sweet, and William Shunnread

William Shunn to read at Essay Fiesta on Monday

We just want to give you a quick heads-up that your Tuesday Funk co-host William Shunn will be appearing as part of the Essay Fiesta reading series at The Book Cellar in Lincoln Square this coming Monday, December 19th, at...  read

Video: Emile Ferris's mother is 1968 Chicago

This past December 6th, Emile Ferris kicked off Tuesday Funk in a big way with her poem "My Mother Is 1968 Chicago." We wish technical difficulties didn't prevent us from showing you the full work, but check out this powerful,...  read

Still time to bid on Bill's memoir and help a worthy cause!

Hey, Funkers, there's still time to bid in the auction we told you about yesterday afternoon. You have a little over eight hours left to get a bid in if you want to be one of the first by far...  read

Bid on Bill's memoir and help a worthy cause!

Hi, generous Tuesday Funk fans! You may not be familiar with the name Terri Windling, but she is a major figure in the fantasy publishing world, as an author, illustrator, and especially editor. Health and legal issues have drained the...  read

Video: The front, Paris edition

Chicago may be enjoying a brief respite from the bitter cold this week, but somehow we here at Tuesday Funk still seem to want to escape to Paris. We recently shared video of Suzanne Clores's adventures in the modern-day City...  read

December debriefing

It was a gale-force wind that struck Hopleaf this past Tuesday night. At least, that's what I gather from the way audience members kept telling us they were blown away. We never know quite how any given evening is going...  read

Patricia Ann McNair on WBEZ

This morning on WBEZ, Alison Cuddy of "Eight Forty-Eight" welcomed Patricia Ann McNair as one her guests. Patty talked about her new story collection The Temple of Air. Listen at the link below... Author Patricia McNair mines Midwestern roots for...  read

Reminder: Tuesday Funk #40 is tonight!

Don't freak out on us, but we're turning 40! That's right. Tuesday Funk, the monthly Chicago reading series where good writing and good beer mix, is about to put on its 40th episode, and we'd like to invite you to...  read

Tuesday Funk likes Seamus Arthur Witt

Tuesday Funk is pleased to announce the announcement by co-host Sara Ross Witt that she and Andrew Witt have welcomed Seamus Arthur Witt into this world. Seamus was born on November 17, and weighed in at 7 lbs 5 oz....  read
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