Reading # 44 | Tuesday Funk
Reading # 44

Video: Richard Chwedyk channels the dinosaur

At our April Tuesday Funk reading, Nebula Award-winning author Richard Chwedyk shared with us the prologue of a novel written by a dinosaur who's a character in his ... um, hey, let's just let Rich explain! And if you enjoyed...  read

Video: Mary Anne Mohanraj takes in "The Night Air"

At our April Tuesday Funk reading, Mary Anne Mohanraj shared her (NSFW) short story "The Night Air," and it went a little something like this... And if you enjoyed that, please join us on Tuesday, June 5th, 2012 for more...  read

Video: William Shunn wags the dog

At our April Tuesday Funk reading, co-host William Shunn shared this short poem, "Old Man Walking an Old Dog"... And if you enjoyed that, though Bill himself will be absent, you'll get another new Poem by Bill at our very...  read

April debriefing

We were bowled over last night at Hopleaf by the great performances at Tuesday Funk, the reading series whose eclecticism knows no bounds. Personal essays, poetry, erotic science fiction, exotic science fiction, liquor labels (seriously!)—our delighted audience never knew what...  read

Reminder: Tuesday Funk #44 is tonight!

Put those books back on the shelf and get on down to Hopleaf tonight for the 44th magnum opus from your friends at Tuesday Funk! Our vaunted lineup tonight includes Richard Chwedyk, Mary Anne Mohanraj, Mare Swallow, Charlotte Hart, and...  read

Meet Our Readers: Mary Anne Mohanraj

Mary Anne Mohanraj is author of Bodies in Motion (HarperCollins) and nine other titles. Bodies in Motion was a finalist for the Asian American Book Awards, a USA Today Notable Book, and has been translated into six languages. Previous titles...  read

Meet Our Readers: Charlotte Hart

Charlotte Hart lives in Evanston, Illinois. Her poetry has been published in Journals such as Apparatus Magazine, Barnwood International Poetry Magazine, The Aurorean, Thema, and Dot Dot Dash. She has two books of poetry: The Pegasus Ring (2008) and a...  read

Meet Our Readers: J.H. Palmer

J.H. Palmer is a writer and storyteller, and is in possession of a range of superpowers which include the ability to use public toilets and tame feral cats (but not at the same time.) She has performed at Story Club,...  read

Meet Our Readers: Mare Swallow

Mare Swallow is the host of the Chicago Publishes Podcast and the founder of the upcoming Chicago Writers Conference, this September in Chicago. She is also a public speaking coach who writes whenever she can. Join Tuesday Funk April 3...  read

Meet Our Readers: Richard Chwedyk

Richard Chwedyk won a Nebula Award for his novella, "Bronte's Egg" in 2003. He has also been nominated for the Hugo, the Rhysling, and shortlisted for the Theodore Sturgeon Award. His fiction has appeared in the anthologies Nebula Awards Showcase...  read
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Tuesday Funk is an eclectic Chicago reading series, hosted by Andrew Huff and Eden Robins, showcasing a mix of fiction, poetry, essays and performance. Join us next on Tuesday, October 11, 7:30 p.m. at Nighthawk Chicago, 4744 N. Kimball Ave., Chicago, IL 60625. Admission is free.

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