Reading # 49

Second September debriefing

Tuesday Funk, in association with the wildly successful new Chicago Writers Conference, put on a terrific reading event this past Friday night at Open Books in Chicago's River North. If you've come to expect the unexpected from Tuesday Funk, then...  read

Reminder: Tuesday Funk #49 is tonight!

Good morning, Chicago! Tuesday Funk could not be more pleased to be bringing you, in association with the Chicago Writers Conference and Open Books, our first special Friday reading event! This remarkable evening, featuring attendees of the Chicago Writers Conference,...  read

Meet Our Readers: William Shunn

William Shunn is the author of thirty works of short fiction, including the Hugo, Nebula, and Sturgeon-nominated novella "Inclination" (available as an audiobook from His stories have appeared in Salon, Asimov's, F&SF, Science Fiction Age, Realms of Fantasy, Storyteller,...  read

Meet Our Readers: Patricia Skalka

A native Chicagoan, Patricia Skalka grew up reading books from the once-a-week mobile library in her far southeast side neighborhood. Although always a fan of fiction, she spent most of her professional life writing award-winning medical and human interest articles...  read

Tuesday Funk likes Open Books

Tuesday Funk is delighted to be producing this Friday's Chicago Writers Conference special reading event together with Open Books, an organization that truly needs and deserves your support. Open Books, if you don't know, is a nonprofit social venture that...  read

Meet Our Readers: M. Salahuddin Khan

Born in Burewala, Pakistan, in 1952 of refugee parents from India, M. Salahuddin Khan is a management consultant. From 1998 to 2007, he was the Senior VP and Chief Technology Officer, and Senior VP of Global Marketing and Strategy for...  read

Meet Our Readers: Rachel Wilson

Rachel Wilson's YA debut Don't Touch will be published by Harper Children's in Summer 2014. Rachel studied Theater at Northwestern University and earned her MFA in Writing for Children and Young Adults from Vermont College of Fine Arts. As a...  read

Meet Our Readers: Mary Robinette Kowal

Mary Robinette Kowal is the author of Shades of Milk and Honey (Tor, 2010) and Glamour in Glass (Tor, 2012). In 2008 she received the Campbell Award for Best New Writer, and in 2011, her short story "For Want of...  read

Tuesday Funk #49: September 14th

Our next event, our Chicago Writers Conference Special Edition, will take place Friday, September 14, 2012, at Open Books and will include readings from M. Salahuddin Khan, Rachel Wilson, Patricia Skalka, William Shunn and Mary Robinette Kowal.  read

Submissions for our special September 14th reading are due tomorrow!

Attention, Chicago Writers Conference attendees! You have until tomorrow night to get us your submissions for our rare special Friday edition of Tuesday Funk. The reading will take place the evening of Friday, September 14th, at the non-profit Open Books...  read
Tuesday Funk

About Us

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, March 5, 7:30 p.m. at Hopleaf, 5148 N. Clark Street, Chicago, IL 60640. Admission is free.


Monthly Archives