Reading #113

February 2018 Recap

Boy, if you weren't at Hopleaf for Tuesday Funk last week, you missed a great one. On the other hand, it was so packed, you might not have found a seat. Molly Rafferty led things off with a story of...  read

Andrew's Haiku for February

Cohost Andrew Huff read just a couple of haiku at the 113th edition of Tuesday Funk. In February, resolutions take root, or fall in flurries. It's so annoying to be stood up by a friend. Please be courteous. Falcon Heavy...  read

Reminder: Tuesday Funk #113 is tonight!

February feels like the longest month, so let's make our own fun! Come to Tuesday Funk tonight for some great readings by Molly Rafferty, Rachel Hinton, Molly Dumbleton, Lindsay Porter and Dave Reidy! Andrew Huff and Eden Robins will, once...  read

Meet Our Readers: Lindsay Porter

Lindsay Porter teaches acting and creative writing in hospitals, elementary schools, high schools and colleges, and at the Lake County Jail. She has written plays that have been produced by Running with Scissors, Chicago Dramatists, Trap Door and Collaboraction Theatre...  read

Meet Our Readers: Rachel Hinton

Rachel Hinton is originally from Vermont and now lives in Chicago, where she works as an editor. She also tutors adults in reading and writing, and teaches a class on copyediting as part of DePaul's Writing and Publishing MA program....  read

Meet Our Readers: Molly Rafferty

If Tina Fey and Jerry Seinfeld had a baby, Molly Rafferty would run away from it because babies are disgusting. Molly (just barely) graduated from Columbia College Chicago's Fiction Writing program and has studied comedy writing and performance at iO,...  read

Meet Our Readers: Dave Reidy

Dave Reidy's fiction has been published by Granta and other journals. Captive Audience, a collection of short stories about performers and Reidy's debut book of fiction, was named an Indie Next Notable Book by the American Booksellers Association and published...  read

Meet Our Readers: Molly Dumbleton

Molly Dumbleton's work has appeared in some journals and even won some prizes. She loves coming to Tuesday Funk and is so happy to be returning! Her website is Please join Molly and our other amazing readers on Tuesday,...  read

Tuesday Funk #113: February 6, 2018

February harbors the traditional day of love -- and we'd love it if you'd come to the 113th episode of Tuesday Funk! Join us in the upstairs lounge at Hopleaf for another edition of Chicago's favorite eclectic monthly reading series,...  read
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