Reading # 81 | Tuesday Funk
Reading # 81

Cinco de Haiku

At the May 5 edition of Tuesday Funk, co-host Andrew Huff read six topical haiku. It snows in April. You have lived here long enough, you should know by now. Still, it would be nice if flowers and fruit tree...  read

May Debriefing

We may not have had margaritas, but we had great writers, and isn't that really what Cinco de Mayo is all about? Maggie Kast started off the night with an essay about making fudge and an excerpt from her newest...  read

Reminder: Tuesday Funk #81 is tonight!

Come celebrate Cinco de Mayo the traditional way - with some awesome writers! Join Wesley Chu, Jenny Drai, Melissa Franic, Maggie Kast, and Jack Silverstein PLUS your faithful co-hosts Andrew Huff and Eden Robins, for some sweet cerveza and literatura...  read

Meet Our Readers: Jenny Drai

Jenny Drai is the author of Letters to Quince (winner of the Deerbird Novella Prize from Artistically Declined Press), and two poetry chapbooks: The New Sorrow Is Less Than the Old Sorrow (Black Lawrence Press) and :Body Wolf: (Horse Less...  read

Meet Our Readers: Jack Silverstein

Jack M Silverstein is a staff writer for Chicago Daily Law Bulletin. He enjoys meeting new people, so start a conversation with him @readjack. Please join Jack and all our great readers on Tuesday, May 5, 2015, upstairs at Hopleaf...  read

Meet Our Readers: Melissa Franic

Melissa Franic is a writer and educator born and raised in the suburbs of Chicago to an Italian-American mother and a Yugoslavian-born father. She holds a Master of Fine Arts Degree in Creative Writing from Goddard College, as well as...  read

Meet Our Readers: Maggie Kast

Maggie Kast is the author of The Crack between the Worlds: a dancer's memoir of loss, faith and family, published by Wipf and Stock. Her first novel, A Free, Unsullied Land, is forthcoming from Fomite Press in autumn 2015. "The...  read

Meet Our Readers: Wesley Chu

Wesley Chu is the author of five novels and a 2015 nominee for the John W. Campbell Award for Best New Writer. His debut, The Lives of Tao, won the Young Adult Library Services Alex Award and was a finalist...  read

Tuesday Funk #81: May 5, 2015

Celebrate Cinco de Mayo with some live lit at Tuesday Funk! Your favorite eclectic monthly reading series returns to the upstairs lounge at Hopleaf, 5148 N. Clark St. in Chicago, on Tuesday, May 5, 2015, with guests Wesley Chu, Jenny...  read
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