Reading #109

Episode #109 Debrief

The weather was weirdly warm for October, and the feelings at Tuesday Funk were warm as well. Did you miss it? Well, here's what happened. Anne Abel led us off with a personal story about depression, family and a dying...  read

Reminder: Tuesday Funk #109 is tonight!

Is it fall yet? Come bring your cozy scarves and stylish boots (and everything in between) to Hopleaf tonight and enjoy some live lit from Jeff Phillips, Anne Abel, Ines Bellina, Tom Haley, and Norman Doucet! Your humble co-hosts Andrew...  read

Meet Our Readers: Norman Doucet

Norman Doucet hails from the den of the southern rebellion, Charleston, South Carolina. Influenced by the duality that exists there, he made some interesting decisions, starting with attending the college--founded after a slave revolt--which also has the dubious distinction of...  read

Meet Our Readers: Anne Abel

Anne Abel moved to Chicago from suburban Philadelphia in January 2016, for what she thought would be only four months. Anne received a Bachelor of Science from Tufts University, an MBA from The University of Chicago, and an MFA in...  read

Meet Our Readers: Ines Bellina

Ines Bellina is a writer, translator and performer. She is the co-founder of the monthly live lit show, Is This a Thing? and has read at Story Club, Serving the Sentence, 20X2, The Marrow, Miss Spoken, Essay Fiesta, and other...  read

Meet Our Readers: Tom Haley

Tom Haley is a writer and pre-amateur freestyle lap swimmer. He has published several essays, and previously worked as a writing instructor, copywriter, and book critic for the Minneapolis Star Tribune, Time Out Chicago, the Believer and others. He is...  read

Meet Our Readers: Jeff Phillips

Jeff Phillips is a washed up varsity cross country skier and storefront theatre method actor. His short fiction has appeared in Seeding Meat, This Zine Will Change Your Life, Metazen, Chicago Literati, and Literary Orphans. He is the co-founder of...  read

Tuesday Funk #109 -- Oct. 3, 2017

Don't let autumn put you in a funk -- unless it's Tuesday Funk! Your favorite eclectic monthly reading series returns Tuesday, Oct. 3 to the upstairs lounge at Hopleaf, featuring Ines Bellina, Norman Doucet, Tom Haley, Jeff Phillips and Anne...  read
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