Reading #123

Haiku for a Cold December

Tuesday Funk cohost Andrew Huff read a few of his patented topical haiku at our December show. Trump is "Tariff Man," erasing stock market gains super-villain style. Winter has arrived on ragged wings: cold, spiteful, fall warmth forgotten. Holidays approach,...  read

December 2018 Debrief

The last Tuesday Funk in 2018 was a lot like the year itself: a roller coaster of emotions. We got started with Funk founder Connor Coyne, who read an excerpt from his new book Urbantasm featuring a once-in-a-teenaged-lifetime laser show....  read

Meet Our Readers: Rosamund Lannin

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...  read

Meet Our Readers: Cesar Torres

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...  read

Meet Our Readers: Connor Coyne

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...  read

Meet Our Readers: Dayna Bateman

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...  read

Meet Our Readers: James Gordon

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...  read

Tuesday Funk #123: December 4, 2018

The holidays are right around the corner, which means there's just one more Tuesday Funk this year. But it's a super good one! Please join us in the upstairs lounge at Hopleaf for readings by James Gordon, Dayna Bateman, Cesar...  read
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