Reading #132

October 2019 Debrief

We had a full house in Hopleaf's upstairs lounge for the 132nd edition of Tuesday Funk -- not surprisingly, because we were showcasing The Chicago Neighborhood Guidebook, a new anthology from the wonderful Belt Publishing. The standing-room-only was enthusiastic, and...  read

Meet Our Readers: Gint Aras

Gint Aras has been trapped on planet Earth since 1973. He's the author of the novels The Fugue and Finding the Moon in Sugar, and the forthcoming memoir, Relief by Execution: A Visit to Mauthausen. He lives in Oak Park...  read

Meet Our Readers: Annie Logue

Annie Logue has written Hedge Funds for Dummies, taught finance at UIC and the University of Guadalajara, and now works for a tech start-up. She grew up in Ohio and lives in Chicago. Please join Annie and our other amazing...  read

Meet Our Readers: Sarah Steimer

Sarah Steimer is a journalist, essayist, podcast producer and yoga teacher, currently serving as editor of Marketing News magazine. Sarah originally hails from Pittsburgh and has lived in Chicago for eight years. Her writing has covered municipal politics, airlines, college...  read

Meet Our Readers: F. Amanda Tugade

F. Amanda Tugade is a writer, community journalist and the daughter of Filipino immigrants. Her work centers on self-love and often weaves past histories into pathways for belonging. Please join F. Amanda and our other amazing readers on Tuesday, October...  read

Meet Our Readers: Scott Smith

Scott Smith is a media strategist and Chicago fundamentalist. A child of the city's southeast suburbs, he's lived in Chicago proper since 1998. He lives on the South Side in Morgan Park with his wife and daughter where he hosts...  read

Tuesday Funk #132: Oct. 1, 2019

The October edition of Tuesday Funk is going to be special -- not only will reader Gint Aras have a brand new book out, but we'll be showcasing writers from Belt Publishing's The Chicago Neighborhood Guidebook, including Ann C. Logue,...  read
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