September 2012 : Page 2

Reminder: Tuesday Funk #49 is tonight!

Good morning, Chicago! Tuesday Funk could not be more pleased to be bringing you, in association with the Chicago Writers Conference and Open Books, our first special Friday reading event! This remarkable evening, featuring attendees of the Chicago Writers Conference,...  read

Video: William Shunn spins a "Grand" and profane epic

Last week our co-host William Shunn Had just a little too much fun Reading a poem that was meant to take the piss Out of the tropes of science fiction, In a faux-hiphoppish diction, And it sounded just a little...  read

Meet Our Readers: William Shunn

William Shunn is the author of thirty works of short fiction, including the Hugo, Nebula, and Sturgeon-nominated novella "Inclination" (available as an audiobook from His stories have appeared in Salon, Asimov's, F&SF, Science Fiction Age, Realms of Fantasy, Storyteller,...  read

Meet Our Readers: Patricia Skalka

A native Chicagoan, Patricia Skalka grew up reading books from the once-a-week mobile library in her far southeast side neighborhood. Although always a fan of fiction, she spent most of her professional life writing award-winning medical and human interest articles...  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

Video: Daryl Gregory gets points for "Persistence"

Last week Daryl Gregory dropped by our Tuesday Funk microphone to deliver a quietly powerful story of the persistence of vision made literal, and it went a little like this... And if you enjoyed that, please join us at 7:30...  read

Meet Our Readers: M. Salahuddin Khan

Born in Burewala, Pakistan, in 1952 of refugee parents from India, M. Salahuddin Khan is a management consultant. From 1998 to 2007, he was the Senior VP and Chief Technology Officer, and Senior VP of Global Marketing and Strategy for...  read

Meet Our Readers: Rachel Wilson

Rachel Wilson's YA debut Don't Touch will be published by Harper Children's in Summer 2014. Rachel studied Theater at Northwestern University and earned her MFA in Writing for Children and Young Adults from Vermont College of Fine Arts. As a...  read

Meet Our Readers: Mary Robinette Kowal

Mary Robinette Kowal is the author of Shades of Milk and Honey (Tor, 2010) and Glamour in Glass (Tor, 2012). In 2008 she received the Campbell Award for Best New Writer, and in 2011, her short story "For Want of...  read

September debriefing

Greetings, Funkers! I know I say it time and time again, but if you missed this week's Science Fiction Edition of Tuesday Funk, you missed a hell of a good show. First Gregory A. Wilson kicked things off in grand...  read
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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, March 5, 7:30 p.m. at Hopleaf, 5148 N. Clark Street, Chicago, IL 60640. Admission is free.


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