Reading #137 | Tuesday Funk
Reading #137

March 2020 Debrief

It was a small but attentive crowd in the upstairs bar at Hopleaf for the 137th edition of Tuesday Funk, but those who attended were rewarded with a fantastic show. Devorah Heitner got everything started with a personal story, then...  read

Meet Our Readers: Edward McClelland

Edward McClelland is the author most recently of Folktales and Legends of the Middle West. A past Tuesday Funk reader and Gapers Block contributor, he has also written for The New York Times, the Washington Post, and the Chicago Reader,...  read

Meet Our Readers: James Gordon

James Gordon is a Champion Storyteller, having won the Moth Grand Slam twice and the Story Slam 19 times, as well as a critically acclaimed actor who is a recurring character on two series on Amazon (The G and New...  read

Meet Our Readers: Devorah Heitner

Devorah Heitner writes memoir essays that you can find in places like Longreads and the Washington Post and books like Black Power TV. Please join Devorah and our other amazing readers on Tuesday, March 3, 2020 in the upstairs bar...  read

Meet Our Readers: Stuti Sharma

Stuti Sharma is an immigrant artist, stand up comic, clumsy poet, and educator based in Chicago. She's a poet in residence with the Chicago Poetry Center. She is a Leo sun, Virgo moon and only trust restaurants where the cooks...  read

Meet Our Readers: Tom Haley

Tom Haley is the recipient of 2019's Best American Writers Over 40 But Under 44 Living in North Central Albany Park, which is not a real award. He has worked as a writing teacher, copywriter, and book critic, and is...  read

Tuesday Funk #137: March 3, 2020

March is just around the corner, which is just madness. The weeks are going by so fast, and before you know it, it'll be second winter here in Chicago! Well, anyway, join us in the upstairs lounge at Hopleaf on...  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, July 7 T.B.A., 7:30 p.m. at Hopleaf, 5148 N. Clark Street, Chicago, IL 60640. Admission is free.

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