Reading # 96

Democratically Vetted Haiku

The parties' national conventions were on Andrew's mind as we got to the Aug. 2, 2016 edition of Tuesday Funk. The Republican National Convention was all negative. The Democratic National Convention presented some hope. Belief in science should not be...  read

August Debriefing

It's been a hot summer, but the August 2 edition of Tuesday Funk was very cool. Connie Voisine led off with poems about life in New Mexico, followed by Vojislav Pejovic with an excerpt of his book about a fraudulent...  read

Reminder: Tuesday Funk #96 is tonight!

Join us tonight for the likes of Ryan Bartelmay, Ines Bellina, Vojislav Pejovic, Angel Simmons, and Connie Voisine... and of course, your faithful co-hosts Andrew Huff and Eden Robins! Our readings take place at Hopleaf Bar, 5148 N. Clark St....  read

Meet Our Readers: Angel Simmons

Angel Simmons is a Chicago south-sider who was raised in Englewood. She has a BA from Columbia College and does it all as a speaker, mentor, coach, runway and print model, president and CEO of The Message, Inc., and the...  read

Meet Our Readers: Vojislav Pejovic

Vojislav Pejovic (1972, Montenegro, former Yugoslavia) is a neurobiologist by training. His second book, American Sfumato (a novella in nine stories), was published in Montenegro, Serbia, and Slovenia and is being considered for the Mesa Selimovic Prize, the most prestigious...  read

Meet Our Readers: Ryan Bartelmay

Ryan Bartelmay graduated from the University of Iowa in 1998, where he was a member of the Undergraduate Writer's Workshop, and then went on to Columbia University to receive an MFA in fiction writing in 2005. His debut novel, Onward...  read

Meet Our Readers: Ines Bellina

Ines Bellina is a writer, translator and performer. She is the co-founder of the monthly Live Lit show, Is This a Thing? and has read at Story Club, Serving the Sentence, 20X2, The Marrow, Miss Spoken, Essay Fiesta, and other...  read

Meet Our Readers: Connie Voisine

Connie Voisine lives in New Mexico where she teaches during the school year and Chicago in the summers. She has had poems published in The New Yorker, Poetry and other magazines. Her recent book is Calle Florista. Please join Connie...  read

Tuesday Funk #96 -- Aug. 2, 2016

Tuesday Funk, your favorite eclectic monthly reading series, is back Aug. 2 -- and we're now sponsored by the Chicago Review of Books! Join us in the upstairs bar at Hopleaf for readings by Ryan Bartelmay, Ines Bellina, Vojislav Pejovic,...  read
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