Reading #147

May 2024 Debrief

The 147th edition of Tuesday Funk seesawed from personal stories to pure fiction as our readers held their audience rapt in the upstairs bar at Hopleaf. Tuesday Funk founder Connor Coyne led things off with an excerpt from his novella...  read

Meet Our Readers: Ananda Lima

Ananda Lima is the author of Craft: Stories I Wrote for the Devil (forthcoming with Tor Books in June 2024), and Mother/land (Black Lawrence Press, 2021, winner of the Hudson Prize). Her work has appeared in four chapbooks, including Amblyopia...  read

Meet Our Readers: Carmen Aiken

Carmen Aiken is a certified forklift driver, non-profit exile, sometimes farmhand, bike dirtbag, and writer. Their work has been published in The Best American Experimental Writing, them magazine, and performed for's Lovefound series. Their hybrid work-in-progress, hotspur, was longlisted...  read

Meet Our Readers: Connor Coyne

Connor Coyne (he/him) is a writer living and working in Flint, Michigan. Connor has published several novels and a short story collection, including the magical serial novel Urbantasm, and his novella Hollywood. His work has been featured in, Belt...  read

Meet Our Readers: Gina Twardosz

Gina Twardosz's work is exceedingly personal, often satirical, and with an eye cast to the side for the strange or whimsical. She often writes about herself to reach other people, mining her trauma to create a robust emotional vocabulary that...  read

Meet Our Readers: Holly M. Wendt

Holly M. Wendt is Associate Professor of English and Creative Writing at Lebanon Valley College and the author of Heading North (Braddock Avenue Books, 2023). Wendt is a recipient of the Robert and Charlotte Baron Fellowship for Creative and Performing...  read

Tuesday Funk #147: May 7, 2024

April showers bring May readers? That's probably not how it works, but join us anyway on Tuesday, May 7 for the 147th edition of Tuesday Funk! The evening will feature readings by Carmen Aiken, Connor Coyne, Ananda Lima, Gina Twardosz,...  read
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