Reading # 54 | Tuesday Funk
Reading # 54

Video: Patricia Ann McNair makes a painful "Return Trip"

At our Not Your Parents' Valentine's Day Edition of Tuesday Funk, Patricia Ann McNair read us her essay "Return Trip," from the anthology Briefly Knocked Unconscious by a Low-Flying Duck, and it went just a little like this... And if...  read

Video: Mary Pat Bohan can't carry your baggage too

At our Not Your Parents' Valentine's Day Edition of Tuesday Funk, Mary Pat Bohan read her personal essay "Brutally Honest," and it went just a little like this... And if you enjoyed that, please join us at 7:30 pm on...  read

Video: Hanna Martine gets elemental

At our Not Your Parents' Valentine's Day Edition of Tuesday Funk, Hanna Martine read us a steamy scene from her paranormal erotic novel A Taste of Ice, and it went just a little like this... And if you enjoyed that,...  read

Sink your ship at the end of the treasure trail

Hey, Funkers! We here at Tuesday Funk have a very special, very naughty Valentine's Day treat for you ... but we're not going to give it up to you as easily as all that. You're going to have to work...  read

Video: Bill ♥ Laura

For your Valentine's Day pleasure, we present an original sonnet that co-host William Shunn composed for his wife, Laura Chavoen. From our Not Your Parents' Valentine's Day Edition, here's "14 Februarys": And if you enjoyed that, please join us at...  read

February debriefing

It was a packed house that turned out earlier this week to witness our Not Your Parents' Valentines Day Edition of Tuesday Funk, among our best audiences ever, and they were treated to what we can only describe as the...  read

Reminder: Tuesday Funk #54 is tonight!

Don't forget—tonight is our Not Your Parents' Valentine's Day Edition, featuring Mary Pat Bohan, John Everson, Gina Frangello, Hanna Martine, and Patricia Ann McNair. Not only that, but we'll have a special Valentine's Day Poem by Bill, not to mention...  read

Meet Our Readers: John Everson

John Everson is the Bram Stoker Award-winning author of Covenant, as well as the novels Sacrifice, The 13th, Siren and The Pumpkin Man, all released in paperback from Dorchester/Leisure Books and now available in e-book via 47North. His sixth novel,...  read

Meet Our Readers: Gina Frangello

Gina Frangello is the author of 3 books of fiction: A Life in Men (forthcoming from Algonquin in 2014), Slut Lullabies (Emergency Press 2010) and My Sister's Continent (Chiasmus 2006). The longtime editor of Other Voices magazine, she co-founded its...  read

Meet Our Readers: Mary Pat Bohan

Mary Pat Bohan has been performing stand-up and story telling with The Kates at the Book Cellar for a couple years and has also performed with Beast Women. You may have gotten a taste of MP's material at Essay Fiesta,...  read
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