Reading # 95

Patriotic Haiku for July

Andrew was in a political mood at the July 5, 2016 edition of Tuesday Funk. Our nation's birthday, favorite of nation's kids, bane of nation's pets. Pyromaniacs send puppies into panic with sonic onslaught. Trump and Hillary give so much...  read

July Debriefing

Coming off the holiday weekend, Tuesday Funk was the perfect way to ease back into the real world -- especially since the beer was cold and the Hopleaf's air conditioning was working. Maggie Jenkins got us started with a story...  read

Reminder: Tuesday Funk #95 is tonight!

Come celebrate your Independence Day hangover with your pals at Tuesday Funk! Tonight we've got Leland Cheuk, Hannah Gamble, Maggie Jenkins, Scott Smith, and Kendra Stevens! Plus your faithful co-hosts Andrew Huff and Eden Robins, naturally. Our readings take place...  read

Meet Our Readers: Maggie Jenkins

Maggie Jenkins is a comic, writer, runner and rapper. She has been a featured performer at Story Club, Essay Fiesta, Write Club, the kates and the Chicago Women's Funny Festival, among many others. She's a member of Chicago's all-female Beastie...  read

Meet Our Readers: Kendra Stevens

Kendra Stevens is a Chicago-based writer, Live Lit performer, comic, rapper and obsessed pet owner. She is a co-producer of the monthly show, Serving the Sentence, is an original member of the kates, a Write Club victor, and has also...  read

Meet Our Readers: Hannah Gamble

Hannah Gamble is the 2015 winner of the Neil Postman award for metaphor from Rattle magazine. She will be giving talks this summer at the Chicago Art Institute and the 2015 Printer's Ball, and will have new poems out in...  read

Meet Our Readers: Leland Cheuk

Leland Cheuk is the author of the novel The Misadventures of Sulliver Pong (CCLaP Publishing, 2015). The book was an Amazon National Bestseller in Asian-American Literature, a finalist for the James Jones First Novel Fellowship, and a semi-finalist for the...  read

Tuesday Funk #95 - July 5, 2016

Your favorite eclectic monthly reading series, Tuesday Funk returns the day after Independence Day, July 5! Join us in the upstairs bar at Hopleaf for readings by Leland Cheuk, Hannah Gamble, Maggie Jenkins, Kendra Stevens and Scott Smith! Andrew Huff...  read
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