Reading # 78 | Tuesday Funk

Reading # 78

Haiku for February

At the Feb. 3rd edition of Tuesday Funk, co-host Andrew Huff's topical haiku were even more ripped from the headlines than normal. Election Tuesday the voters spoke loud and clear: Let's have a runoff. Snow, snow, snow, snow, snow. Now...  read

February Debriefing

Blizzards will not keep Chicago down! Even though the weather was awful, our beloved room at Hopleaf was packed, our beer was plentiful, and our readers top-notch. Alan DeNiro started the night off right with an alternately dark and amusing...  read

Reminder: Tuesday Funk #78 is Tonight!

Don't let the blizzard beat you! Come to the Hopleaf tonight for Tuesday Funk #78! Your warm hosts Andrew Huff and Eden Robins will be there to warm you up, Alan DeNiro, Cameron McGill, Patty Templeton, Christa Desir and H.Melt...  read

Meet Our Readers: Alan DeNiro

Alan DeNiro lives in Minnesota. He's the author of two short story collections--Skinny Dipping in the Lake of the Dead, and Tyrannia, both from Small Beer Press; and the novel Total Oblivion, More or Less, from Ballantine. He's recently completed...  read

Meet Our Readers: H. Melt

H. Melt is a poet and artist who was born in Chicago. Their work proudly documents Chicago's queer and trans communities. Their writing has been published by Chicago Artist Writers, Lambda Literary, and THEM, the first trans literary journal in...  read

Meet Our Readers: Cameron McGill

Cameron McGill is a Chicago-based musician and writer. He recently released his sixth album, Gallows Etiquette. His work has appeared in Poetry East, Measure, and Split Lip Magazine. Please join Cameron and all our amazing readers on Tuesday, February 3,...  read

Meet Our Readers: Christa Desir

Christa Desir writes contemporary fiction for young adults. Her novels include Fault Line and Bleed Like Me and the forthcoming Other Broken Things. She lives with her husband, three children, and overly-enthusiastic dog outside of Chicago. She has volunteered as...  read

Meet Our Readers: Patty Templeton

Patty Templeton is roughly 25 apples tall and 11,000 cups of coffee into her life. She wears red sequins and stomping boots while writing, then hits up back-alley dance bars and honky tonks. Her stories are full of ghosts, freaks,...  read

Tuesday Funk #78: Feb. 3, 2015

Tuesday Funk is back in February to warm your heart if not your feet. Join us in the upstairs lounge at Hopleaf, 5148 N. Clark St. in Chicago, on Tuesday, Feb. 3, 2015, when our guests are Alan DeNiro, Cameron...  read
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