Reading #117 | Tuesday Funk
Reading #117

A Haiku Tribute

Cohost Andrew Huff's grandmother passed away in May at 97. His haiku at the June show were a remembrance of her. My grandmother died having lived in two countries: Italy and here. She immigrated at 8, speaking no English, to...  read

June 2018 Debrief

It was a lovely June evening, and Tuesday Funk #117 was in the air. The crowd settled in, and Mark Rader got us started with an excerpt from his forthcoming novel. Joshua Landsman followed with one of the parables from...  read

Tuesday Funk #117 is tonight!

Come squander this nice weather by sitting indoors with a beer, basking in the glow of the brightest live lit this city has to offer! We've got Joshua Landsman, we've got Tracy Harford-Porter, we've got Mark Rader and Sara Ross...  read

Meet Our Readers: Elizabeth Gomez

Elizabeth Gomez is a comedian, writer, and a free bleeder. She performs all over the city, but you may have seen her on Check Please, which means she is Chicago famous now. She is the founding writer of Drinkers with...  read

Meet Our Readers: Mark Rader

Mark Rader is a fiction writer, artist, and father of two boys who are really into toilet-themed collectibles right now. His short fiction has been published in Glimmer Train, Epoch, The Southern Review and shortlisted for an O. Henry Award,...  read

Meet Our Readers: Tracy Harford-Porter

Tracy Harford-Porter was born in Brooklyn, NY and now resides in the Chicago suburbs. She has worked for Essence Communications as a photo editor, the Harlem Children's Zone as the managing editor of Harlem Overheard, StoryCorps as a facilitator coordinator,...  read

Meet Our Readers: Joshua Landsman

Joshua Landsman is the author of The Tale of The Teller of Tales (novel) and Frank Talk About Matters Big and Small (play). He works at a job for a company. He lives in a suburb on the edge of...  read

Meet Our Readers: Sara Ross Witt

Sara Ross Witt is a former co-host of Tuesday Funk and a graduate of The New School MFA in Creative Writing program. Her writing has appeared in Arch City Chronicle, Parent to Parent, Black Market Lit, and Best of Ohio...  read

Tuesday Funk #117: June 5, 2018

Spring is here, and the time is right for your favorite eclectic reading series! Join us for the 117th edition of Tuesday Funk, where we'll feature readings by Mark Rader, Sara Ross Witt, Joshua Landsman, Tracy Harford-Porter, and Elizabeth Gomez...  read
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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, September 1 T.B.A., 7:30 p.m. at Hopleaf, 5148 N. Clark Street, Chicago, IL 60640. Admission is free.

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