Reading # 47 | Tuesday Funk
Reading # 47

Video: Holly McDowell doesn't want you to be touched

Greetings from Worldcon in Chicago, where you can meet, among many others, Tuesday Funk veteran Holly McDowell! In fact, at our August reading, Holly read us a powerful and "touching" excerpt from her epic serial fantasy novel King Solomon's Wives,...  read

Video: Stacy Bierlein takes us out the way we came in

At our August Tuesday Funk reading, Stacy Bierlein, author of the collection A Vacation on the Island of Ex-Boyfriends, chronicled a steamy Hollywood affair backward through time to its origins, and it sounded a little like this... And if you...  read

Video: Sara Ross Witt keeps the line moving

Factory towns are dying throughout this great land of ours. At our August Tuesday Funk reading, co-host Sara Ross Witt read us a powerful story about one such factory town, and the cost of keeping it running... And if you...  read

Video: Jesse Jordan makes an uncomfortable call

At our August Tuesday Funk reading, author Jesse Jordan read us a captivating excerpt from his new novel Gospel Hollow, and it went a little like this... And if you enjoyed that, please join us on Tuesday, September 4th, 2012,...  read

Video: William Shunn hitches a ride to Mars

At our August Tuesday Funk reading, co-host William Shunn reminisced about space exploration past and present, and it went a little bit this... And if you enjoyed that journey through and time, please join us on Tuesday, September 4th, 2012,...  read

August debriefing

Our next event, our Chicago Post-Worldcon Science Fiction Spectacular, will take place Tuesday, September 4, 2012, and will include readings from Daryl Gregory, Rae Carson, Gregory A. Wilson, Adam Rakunas, and Rajan Khanna.  read

Reminder: Tuesday Funk #47 is tonight!

For our 47th amazing episode tonight at Hopleaf, your friends at Tuesday Funk are bringing you layer upon layer of the best writers Chicago has to offer. This stellar evening will feature Scott Smith, Holly McDowell, Jesse Jordan, Sara Ross...  read

Meet Our Readers: Jesse Jordan

Jesse Jordan is a writer and editor currently living in the suburbs of Chicago. He is an MFA graduate of Columbia College and a member of Reading Under the Influence (a monthly series which you can see tonight at Sheffield's)....  read

Meet Our Readers: Stacy Bierlein

Stacy Bierlein is the author of the vibrant new story collection A Vacation on the Island of Ex-Boyfriends. She is the editor of the award-winning anthology A Stranger Among Us: Stories of Cross Cultural Collision and Connection (May 2008), and...  read

Meet Our Readers: Sara Ross Witt

Sara Ross Witt is a co-producer and co-host of Tuesday Funk and a graduate of The New School MFA in Creative Writing Program. She was raised in Ohio as a psychic by her biological mother, a detail she writes about...  read
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