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Meet Our Readers: Jasmine Davila

            

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Jasmine Davila has appeared in venues both small and medium sized, reading in live lit shows such as Essay Fiesta, The Skewer, and 20x2. She currently co-produces and co-hosts lady live lit show Miss Spoken, which can be found at The Gallery Cabaret on the last Wednesday of the month. She tweets, instas, and tumbls as @jasmined.

Please join Jasmine and our other amazing readers on Tuesday, February 5, 2019 in the upstairs bar at Hopleaf. Doors open at 7pm, and the show starts at 7:30. It's free, and 21-and-over. Please RSVP on Facebook.

Meet Our Readers: Molia Dumbleton

            

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Molia Dumbleton's fiction has been awarded the Columbia Journal Fiction Prize, Sean O'Faolain Story Prize, Dromineer Flash Fiction Prize, and Kelly Barnhill Microfiction Prize. She has been a Finalist or Runner-Up for The Iowa Short Fiction Award, SmokeLong Quarterly Award, Bath Flash Fiction Award, Indiana Review Half-K Prize, Bridport Prize, and Glimmer Train Very Short Fiction Award, and her work has appeared in an assortment of literary journals, including The Kenyon Review, New England Review, and others, and she is grateful to every one of them. Tuesday Funk is her very favorite place to read, and she's so happy to be back.

Please join Molia and our other amazing readers on Tuesday, February 5, 2019 in the upstairs bar at Hopleaf. Doors open at 7pm, and the show starts at 7:30. It's free, and 21-and-over. Please RSVP on Facebook.

Meet Our Readers: Mike Puican

            

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Mike Puican has had poems in Poetry, Michigan Quarterly Review, Bloomsbury Review, and New England Review, among others. His essays and reviews have appeared in TriQuarterly, Kenyon Review, and Brevity. He won the 2004 Tia Chucha Press Chapbook Contest for his chapbook, 30 Seconds. Mike was a member of the 1996 Chicago Slam Team and is a board member and past Board President of the Guild Literary Complex in Chicago.

Please join Mike and our other amazing readers on Tuesday, February 5, 2019 in the upstairs bar at Hopleaf. Doors open at 7pm, and the show starts at 7:30. It's free, and 21-and-over. Please RSVP on Facebook.

Meet Our Readers: Eden Robins

            

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Eden Robins writes short fiction, long fiction, short essays, and jokey video scripts for the health insurance industry. Her work has appeared in Apex, Shimmer, USAToday, and the LA Review of Books, and sometimes nice hosts let her perform at live lit shows like Chirp Radio's First Time, 20x2 Chicago, Story Club, and Miss Spoken. She has an uncanny habit of abandoning creative projects just as they're starting to gain traction, and she tweets grumpily @edenrobins.

Please join Eden and our other amazing readers on Tuesday, February 5, 2019 in the upstairs bar at Hopleaf. Doors open at 7pm, and the show starts at 7:30. It's free, and 21-and-over. Please RSVP on Facebook.

Meet Our Readers: Rosamund Lannin

            

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The product of nine years in San Francisco and eight years in St. Paul, Rosamund Lannin is pleasantly surprised to have lived in Chicago for over a decade. During that time, she has been published by Internet periodicals, performed stories around the city, and consumed many carne asada burritos. These days she's pretty into speculative fiction, co-hosting lady live lit show Miss Spoken, and trying to write essays that make you feel things, or at the very least laugh.

Please join Rosamund and our other amazing readers on Tuesday, December 4, 2018 in the upstairs bar at Hopleaf. Doors open at 7pm, and the show starts at 7:30. It's free, and 21-and-over. Please RSVP on Facebook.

Meet Our Readers: Cesar Torres

            

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Cesar Torres is a novelist, filmmaker and fashion designer. In 2014, novel 13 Secret Cities put him on the map as a genre-defying fantasist, and its brand-new sequel 9 Lords of Night just published this September. This book series is named The Coil, and it cuts across the genres of fantasy, sci fi and suspense, as his characters explore isolation, loss, and their elusive quests to discover the inner self. He is also the author of the How to Kill a Superhero book series, a saga comprised of four novels that has been embraced by queer and gay men, and which also journeys through the genres of thriller, horror, erotica and romance. He writes those books under the pen name Pablo Greene, and he can often be seen in cosplay at public appearances for the book series. He is currently at work on the third book in his Coil series, as well as a new spinoff novel spinoff from his How to Kill a Superhero universe.

Please join Cesar and our other amazing readers on Tuesday, December 4, 2018 in the upstairs bar at Hopleaf. Doors open at 7pm, and the show starts at 7:30. It's free, and 21-and-over. Please RSVP on Facebook.

Meet Our Readers: Connor Coyne

            

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Connor Coyne is a writer living and working in Flint, Michigan. The first installment of his recent serial novel Urbantasm has been praised by novelist William Shunn as "a novel of wonder and horror." Coyne has also written two novels - Hungry Rats and Shattering Glass - as well as a short story collection entitled Atlas. His essay "Bathtime" was included in the Picador anthology Voices from the Rust Belt and his work has been published by Vox.com, Beltmag, the Santa Clara Review and elsewhere. Coyne is a cofounder of the Gothic Funk Nation, director of Gothic Funk Press, and was a recipient of the 2013 Our Town Grant by the National Endowment for the Arts. You can find him at connorcoyne.com and urbantasm.com.

Please join Connor and our other amazing readers on Tuesday, December 4, 2018 in the upstairs bar at Hopleaf. Doors open at 7pm, and the show starts at 7:30. It's free, and 21-and-over. Please RSVP on Facebook.

Meet Our Readers: Dayna Bateman

            

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Dayna Bateman is an ecommerce strategist who sometimes writes for obscure trade publications like MultiChannel Merchant and Integrated Solutions for Retailers. Every once in a while she tells true stories at live lit shows around Chicago, and once took home the Loving Cup of Deathless Fucking Glory from the Write Club stage. Dayna is currently working on a memoir about growing up with her dad while he was coming of age in the music industry of the 60s, 70s and 80s.

Please join Dayna and our other amazing readers on Tuesday, December 4, 2018 in the upstairs bar at Hopleaf. Doors open at 7pm, and the show starts at 7:30. It's free, and 21-and-over. Please RSVP on Facebook.

Meet Our Readers: James Gordon

            

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James Gordon is from the Southside of Chicago, which he still calls home. He is currently costarring in Amazon's The G as Detective Smiley and will appear in the plays Adult-ish and Behind the Scenes. James also appeared on Episode 20, Season 6 of Chicago Fire and will make an appearance on Comedy Central's Southside. He has written several award winning books across many genres and can be found on Twitter at gr8estpoetalive.

Please join James and our other amazing readers on Tuesday, December 4, 2018 in the upstairs bar at Hopleaf. Doors open at 7pm, and the show starts at 7:30. It's free, and 21-and-over. Please RSVP on Facebook.

Meet Our Readers: Britt Julious

            

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Britt Julious is a writer and essayist for publications like the New York Times, Vogue, Bon Appetit, Esquire, ELLE, and others. She currently pens a weekly column for the Chicago Tribune. The Chicago Reader named her the Best Local Writer Who Excels at Social Media and BuzzFeed named her one of the Best Role Models for Ambitious Twentysomethings.

Please join Britt and our other amazing readers on Tuesday, November 6, 2018 in the upstairs bar at Hopleaf. Doors open at 7pm, and the show starts at 7:30. It's free, and 21-and-over. Please RSVP on Facebook.

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Tuesday Funk is an eclectic Chicago reading series, hosted by Andrew Huff and Eden Robins, showcasing a monthly 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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