Reading # 93 | Tuesday Funk
Reading # 93

May These Haiku Amuse You

The May 3rd edition of Tuesday Funk found co-host Andrew Huff mixing it up with his patented topical haiku. Here, then it isn't. Seventies, then cold again. Spring can't get started. Cool mist hangs above a girl's soccer game Sunday....  read

May debriefing

We may not get an actual spring in Chicago, but it's always spring in the heart of Tuesday Funk. The evening started off strong with former co-host Sara Ross Witt's reading from her YA novel about a family of witches......  read

Reminder: Tuesday Funk #93 is tonight!

Sure, it's still coat weather, but let's pretend Chicago actually has a spring! Warm up with Elizabeth Gomez, J Preston Witt, Martha Bayne, Kimberly Dixon-Mays, and Sara Ross Witt, plus your faithful co-hosts Andrew Huff and Eden Robins! Our readings...  read

Meet Our Readers: J. Preston Witt

J. Preston Witt grew up in the suburbs of Flint, Michigan. He studied creative writing at the University of Michigan (2010) and The Ohio State University (MFA 2014). He served as co-editor of The Journal and as the founding editor...  read

Meet Our Readers: Kimberly Dixon-Mays

Kimberly Dixon-Mays is a Ragdale and Cave Canem fellow whose publications include Reverie, Anthology of Chicago, Uproot, Consequence and Rhino magazines, the anthologies Trigger Warning and Just Like a Girl: A Manifesta! and her own collections SenseMemory, and More Than...  read

Meet Our Readers: Elizabeth Gomez

Elizabeth Gomez is a Chicago-based comedian, storyteller, writer, and experienced napper. She is a founder of the Windy City Rollers, Chicago's original all female roller derby league; a founding writer at Drinkers with Writing Problems; an associate producer of Story...  read

Meet Our Readers: Sara Ross Witt

Sara Ross Witt is a former co-host of Tuesday Funk and a graduate of The New School MFA in Creative Writing program. Her writing has appeared in Arch City Chronicle, Parent to Parent, Black Market Lit, and Best of Ohio...  read

Meet Our Readers: Martha Bayne

Martha Bayne is a freelance writer and editor, and the editor-in-chief of Belt Magazine, an independent online magazine covering the postindustrial midwest. Her features and essays have appeared in the Chicago Reader, the Chicago Tribune, Crain's, Occupy.com, Belt, the Baffler,...  read

Tuesday Funk #93 -- May 3, 2016

The next installment of Tuesday Funk, your favorite eclectic monthly reading series, is May 3! Join us in the upstairs bar at Hopleaf for readings by Elizabeth Gomez, J Preston Witt, Martha Bayne, Kimberly Dixon-Mays and Sara Ross Witt! No...  read
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Tuesday Funk is an eclectic Chicago reading series, hosted by Andrew Huff and Eden Robins, showcasing a monthly mix of fiction, poetry, essays and performance. Join us next on Tuesday, July 7 T.B.A., 7:30 p.m. at Hopleaf, 5148 N. Clark Street, Chicago, IL 60640. Admission is free.

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