Reading #116 | Tuesday Funk
Reading #116

Andrew's Haiku for May 2018

Spring was in the air and on cohost Andrew Huff's mind (among other things) at our May 1 show. Seventy degrees is most welcome in April and late October. Spring in Chicago, and cats wait patiently for windows to open....  read

May 2018 Recap

We had our own little spring festival at Tuesday Funk on May 1! Your favorite eclectic reading series started out with a short story by Rachel Z. Arndt, followed by witchy poems from Elizabeth Metzger Sampson. Felix Jung took us...  read

Tuesday Funk #116 is tonight!

Once you've basked in the first warm day of the year, come to Tuesday Funk for some great live lit! Featuring Rachel Z. Arndt, James Finn Garner, Felix Jung, Elizabeth Metzger Sampson, and Michi Trota! As always, Andrew Huff and...  read

Meet Our Readers: Elizabeth Metzger Sampson

Elizabeth Metzger Sampson is a poet, essayist, and frequent collaborator with visual artists. She's the Executive Director of the Poetry Center of Chicago, which organizes roving readings across Chicago, with established and emerging writers, and hires poets as teaching artists...  read

Meet Our Readers: Felix Jung

Felix Jung received his MFA in Creative Writing from The Ohio State University in 2000. His writing has appeared in Crab Orchard Review, Hayden's Ferry Review, and Cassette From My Ex - an anthology of personal essays on relationships in...  read

Meet Our Readers: Rachel Z. Arndt

Rachel Z. Arndt is the author of the essay collection Beyond Measure, which came out from Sarabande in April 2018. She received MFAs in nonfiction and poetry from the University of Iowa, where she was an Iowa Arts Fellow and...  read

Meet Our Readers: James Finn Garner

James Finn Garner is the author of the Politically Correct Bedtime Stories trilogy, which will soon be published in the Czech Republic and Turkey. He recently launched the webcomic, Single White Vigilante, about a superhero hitting the lonely stretch of...  read

Meet Our Readers: Michi Trota

Michi Trota is the two-time Hugo Award-winning Managing Editor of Uncanny: A Magazine of Science Fiction and Fantasy, and the first Filipina Hugo Award winner. She is an essayist, public speaker, fire performance artist, and serves as president on the...  read

Tuesday Funk #116: May 1, 2018

May the weather be milder by then, and may you join us on Tuesday, May 1 in the upstairs lounge at Hopleaf for Tuesday Funk, with readings by Rachel Arndt, James Finn Garner, Michi Trota, Elizabeth Metzger Sampson and Felix...  read
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