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Video: William Shunn wants to know "What Changed?"

At our April 2nd edition, co-host William Shunn gave his short-short story "What Changed?" (originally written for 20x2 in Austin) its Chicago debut, and it went a little like this... If you enjoyed that, please join us at 7:30 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

Video: Patricia Ann McNair makes a painful "Return Trip"

At our Not Your Parents' Valentine's Day Edition of Tuesday Funk, Patricia Ann McNair read us her essay "Return Trip," from the anthology Briefly Knocked Unconscious by a Low-Flying Duck, and it went just a little like this... And if...  read

Meet Our Readers: CP Chang

CP Chang, a company member of 2nd Story, is a writer and software consultant. He received his M.F.A. in fiction writing from Columbia College Chicago, and was formerly an Associate Producer for Elephant Rock Productions. He is blessed to be...  read

Video: Andrew Reilly pictures love overseas

For your Valentine's Day pleasure, we're pleased to share Andrew Reilly's reading from our December 4th episode. His true story "Here, Capture Something" appears in the new 2nd Story anthology Briefly Knocked Unconscious by a Low-Flying Duck, but we warn...  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 #55: March 5, 2013

Our next event takes place Tuesday, March 5, 2013, with readings by Mairead Case, CP Chang, Dana Norris, William Shunn, and Zoe Zolbrod.  read

Meet Our Readers: Patricia Ann McNair

Patricia Ann McNair is the author of The Temple of Air, a finalist for the Society of Midland Authors Best Book Award and the Devil's Kitchen Reading Award. She's received four Illinois Arts Council Awards and was nominated for the...  read

Video: Julie Ganey communes with the fairies

At our January 1st edition of Tuesday Funk, Julie Ganey brought us a charming true tale of fantasy, wonder, and fairies. Julie's essay "When the Fairies Came" appears in the new 2nd Story anthology Briefly Knocked Unconscious by a Low-Flying...  read

Tuesday Funk #54: February 5, 2013

Our next event, our Not Your Parents' Valentine's Day Edition, will take place Tuesday, February 5, 2013, and will include readings from Mary Pat Bohan, John Everson, Gina Frangello, Hanna Martine, and Patricia Ann McNair.  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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