Reading # 41

Video: William Shunn is a "Stand Up" guy

At our recent January 3rd reading, co-host William Shunn ushered us into a rather unusual comedy club to enjoy a little "Stand Up"... And if you enjoyed that, please join us for our next event on Tuesday, February 7, 2012,...  read

Video: Holly McDowell writes in a "Minor" key

At our recent January 3rd reading, Chicago author Holly McDowell read us this stunning excerpt from her novel-in-progress Farah Minor: And if you enjoyed that, please join us for our next event on Tuesday, February 7, 2012, when we'll bring...  read

Video: Stephen Markley explains how to "Publish This Book"

At our recent January 3rd reading, author Stephen Markley shared with us some of the secrets behind, and therefore within, his "premature memoir" Publish This Book: The Unbelievable True Story of How I Wrote, Sold and Published This Very Book:...  read

Video: Lawrence Santoro serves up a generous helping of "Winter Soup"

At our recent January 3rd reading, our guest Lawrence Santoro shared with us this evocative and shocking recipe for "Root Soup, Winter Soup." You may, in fact, be able to hear the gasps from our audience... And if you enjoyed...  read

January debriefing

If you were part of our standing-room crowd at Tuesday Funk this past January 3rd, you probably had not just your socks but your shoes blown off too. It was as strong an evening of readers as we've had at...  read

Reminder: Tuesday Funk #41 is tonight!

Come in out of the cold! Tuesday Funk has an amazing show full of warmth and cheer all laid out for its 41st big episode—and maybe a few laughs and chills on tap, too, not to mention all that great...  read

Meet Our Readers: William Shunn

You know William Shunn as a co-host of Tuesday Funk, the guy who does those wacky poems every month. But he's also a blogger, a podcaster, a programmer, a designer, an inventor, a collector, a cabinetmaker, a bowler, a moviegoer,...  read

Meet Our Readers: Holly McDowell

Holly McDowell was already a writer, an artist, a computer geek and a day trader before she moved to Chicago three months ago. Now, she's also a drinker of glögg, a frequenter of Hopleaf and, most importantly, a collector of...  read

Meet Our Readers: Lawrence Santoro

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Meet Our Readers: Christopher Sweet

Christopher Sweet has been writing for more than the requisite 10,000 hours. "Yet still no word from Publisher's Clearinghouse," as the New Yorker cartoon caption read, oh, about ten years ago, I'd say. He enjoys literary genres where the writer...  read
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