Reading #148

June 2024 Debrief

We had a standing-room-only crowd for the 148th edition of Tuesday Funk on June 4, 2024 — and no wonder, with Eden Robins making her final appearance as cohost. Plus we had a stacked lineup! Chris Sweet started us off...  read

Meet Our Readers: Chris Sweet

Chris Sweet has worked on the overnight cleanup crew at Inland Cold Storage - restacking fallen pallets of canned goods and swabbing up the pasta sauce; sold Fuller Brush door to door; sorted mail; operated an adding machine as an...  read

Meet Our Readers: Eden Robins

Eden Robins has been a co-host of Tuesday Funk for, holy shit, TEN YEARS (minus a pandemic)?! This will be her last show as co-host. Her bio on the site is very outdated, she has suddenly realized. Her upcoming novel...  read

Meet Our Readers: Ryan P.C. Trimble

Ryan P. C. Trimble is a Chicago-based comic and writer. Originally from North Carolina by way of Long Island (or is it the other way around? There's actually no way to know!), he has made his mark in the Chicago...  read

Meet Our Readers: Lina Chern

Lina Chern is the author of Play the Fool, winner of the 2024 Mary Higgins Clark Award and nominee for the 2024 Lefty and Anthony Awards. A sequel, Tricks of Fortune, is forthcoming in 2025. Other work has appeared in...  read

Meet Our Readers: Erin Watson

Erin J. Watson is a Southern queer person living in Chicago. She makes zines, reads poems, rides bikes, and works in nonprofits. Her recent zines include Things We Bought at Harvestime and Extremely Gay for the Moon and the Lake,...  read

Tuesday Funk #148: June 4, 2024

Will the scream of cicadas drown out the readers at our next show? Find out when Tuesday Funk returns on Tuesday, June 4 to the upstairs lounge at Hopleaf! The evening will feature readings by Lina Chern, Eden Robins, Chrisopher...  read
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