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Meet Our Readers: Lori Rader-Day

            

Rader Day_Lori 2.jpgLori Rader-Day's debut mystery, The Black Hour, received starred reviews from Publishers Weekly, Booklist, and Library Journal. The Black Hour won the Lovey Award for Best First Novel and the Illinois Woman's Press Association Mate E. Palmer Award in Communications for Fiction and was a finalist for the Mary Higgins Clark Award, the Anthony Award for Best First Novel, the Left Coast Crime Rosebud Award for Best First Novel, and the Barry Award for Best Paperback Original. Her second book, Little Pretty Things, is out now. Her fiction has appeared in Ellery Queen Mystery Magazine, Time Out Chicago, Good Housekeeping, and others. Lori is a member of Mystery Writers of America, Sisters in Crime, and International Thriller Writers. Originally from Indiana, she now lives with her husband and dog in Chicago.

Please join Lori and all our amazing readers on Tuesday, October 6, 2015, upstairs at Hopleaf at 7:30 pm. This 21-and-older event is free.

Meet Our Readers: David Daskal

            

daskal.jpgDavid Daskal is a Writer, Salesman and Family Dude living in Chicago. He has written and starred in five one-man shows around Chicago including The Pursuit of Happiness, The Generic News Hour and Habitat.

Please join David and all our other fantastic readers on Tuesday, September 1, 2015, upstairs at Hopleaf at 7:30 pm. This 21-and-older event is free.

            

hideoutwc.jpgAmanda Claire Buckley is a self-proclaimed troubadour. Her storytelling, music, and writing as taken her across the country--from Chicago to New York to DC--and abroad. She's performed live-lit at Essay Fiesta, Write Club, Is This a Thing, StoryClub, Story Lab, and with the kates. She's written and produced shows that have played at The Annoyance and Stage 773. She was a Next Generation Scholarship Recipient for the National Storytelling Network and her show The Out of Tooners was named a "Favorite Show of the Fringe" at the Capital Fringe Festival in Washington, DC. She also forgot to buy cat litter last weekend.

Please join Amanda and all our amazing readers on Tuesday, September 1, 2015, upstairs at Hopleaf at 7:30 pm. This 21-and-older event is free.

Meet Our Readers: Paul Dailing

            

Dailing Headshot.jpgPaul Dailing is the creator of 1,001 Chicago Afternoons, a website telling new, true stories of Chicago and real Chicagoans three times a week until he hits 1,001 stories. The project won a Peter Lisagor Award for Exemplary Journalism from the Chicago Headline Club in 2013 and will be featured in the upcoming "Chicago Authored" exhibition at the Chicago History Museum. He co-hosts the Welcome to the Neighborhood illustrated reading series, last seen at the Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago. He teaches journalism part-time at Loyola, once found a triceratops femur and is working on a history of the South Chicago steel mills. Buy him a torta.

Please join Paul and all our amazing readers on Tuesday, September 1, 2015, upstairs at Hopleaf at 7:30 pm. This 21-and-older event is free.

Meet Our Readers: Brian Heath

            

BHeath_Cassandra_0615.jpgBrian Heath is a veteran of film and television production turned writer, comedian and storyteller. He has performed sketch and improv at Second City, IO Chicago and The Annoyance Theater. He is currently a writer and performer for local sketch comedy troupe Cassandra. Cassandra has been featured at Chicago's Sketchfest as well as the Printer's Row Lit fest. The group also has a monthly residency at Hopleaf where they perform live-radio style sketch and music every last Tuesday of the month.

Please join Brian and all our multi-talented readers on Tuesday, September 1, 2015, upstairs at Hopleaf at 7:30 pm. This 21-and-older event is free.

Meet Our Readers: Jill Howe

            

jill-howe.jpgJill Howe co-produces Story Sessions, a monthly live lit event featuring true stories connected through a theme, live music and real-time story-inspired artwork at the beautiful City Winery in the West Loop. In addition to performing her own stories, Jill also coaches storytellers and organizes writing groups throughout the city.

Please join Jill and all our wonderful readers on Tuesday, September 1, 2015, upstairs at Hopleaf at 7:30 pm. This 21-and-older event is free.

Meet Our Readers: Robert McDonald

            

robert.JPGRobert McDonald's prose and poetry have appeared in a wide variety of print and online journals. He lives in Andersonville, works at in independent bookstore, and blogs about poetry and other things at Lives of the Spiders. With Kathie Bergquist, he is the author of A Field Guide to Gay & Lesbian Chicago.

Please join Robert and all our wonderful readers on Tuesday, August 4, 2015, upstairs at Hopleaf at 7:30 pm. This 21-and-older event is free.

Meet Our Readers: Henri Harps

            

HenriHarps.jpgHenri Harps is a musician, jazz fanatic and writer, originally from Washington D.C. After spending the last 10 years brooding over the-point-of-it-all from various vantage points within the flailing cultural anomaly known as Brooklyn, NY, he has finally come to terms with his right to properly chill and behold the beauty of more affordable rent and Midwestern beer; He does this, of course, from a happy home in Chicago, where he lives with his wife, 2 dogs, cat, and guitar collection.

Please join Henri and all our wonderful readers on Tuesday, August 4, 2015, upstairs at Hopleaf at 7:30 pm. This 21-and-older event is free.

Meet Our Readers: Daniel Kraus

            

DanielKrausHeadshot.jpgDaniel Kraus is a Chicago-based writer, editor, and filmmaker. He is the author of The Monster Variations (New York Public Library's "100 Best Stuff for Teens"), Rotters (Odyssey Award winner, Bram Stoker Finalist), Scowler (Odyssey Award winner, Library Guild selection), and Trollhunters (co-authored with filmmaker Guillermo del Toro.) Upcoming novels include The Death and Live of Zebulon Finch, Volumes 1 and 2 (2015, 2016).

Kraus has written regularly for such magazines as Cosmopolitan, Playboy, Maxim, and Salon.com. He is the director of six nationally broadcast feature films, including Musician (New York Times Critics' Pick). Visit him at danielkraus.com.

Please join Daniel and all our accomplished readers on Tuesday, August 4, 2015, upstairs at Hopleaf at 7:30 pm. This 21-and-older event is free.

Meet Our Readers: Hallie Paladino

            

hallie.jpgHallie Palladino is one of the original founders of Tuesday Funk which she enjoyed co-hosting until 2010 when, on the verge of having a baby, she wisely passed the torch to William Shunn. A two-time graduate of the University of Chicago, Hallie enjoys contributing to academic books, journals and conferences for fun, though she's not technically an academic. On the more creative side of things, her short play Sunrise: Ardmore Beach was produced this summer as part of the Something Marvelous Festival of Magical Realism. Currently Hallie is working on a series non-fiction essays about her family.

Please join Hallie and all our stellar readers on Tuesday, August 4, 2015, upstairs at Hopleaf at 7:30 pm. This 21-and-older event is free.

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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, May 2, 7:30 p.m. at Hopleaf, 5148 N. Clark Street, Chicago, IL 60640. Admission is free.

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