Tuesday Funk : Participants : Page 9

Meet Our Readers: Jasmine Davila

            

jasmine.JPGJasmine Davila has read in venues small and medium-sized, such as Tuesday Funk, That's All She Wrote, and Miss Spoken. She currently co-hosts Vital Social Issues and Stuff, a podcast about pop culture. You can find her on the web by Googling "Jasmine Davila," on Twitter as @jasmined, and around town as the pushy lady who insists on boarding the bus before you.‚Äč

Please join Jasmine and all our amazing readers on Tuesday, February 2, 2016, upstairs at Hopleaf at 7:30 pm. This 21-and-older event is free.

Meet Our Readers: Lori Rader-Day

            

Rader Day_Lori 2.jpgLori Rader-Day's debut mystery, The Black Hour, won the 2014 Anthony Award for Best First Novel and was a finalist for the Mary Higgins Clark Award, as well as Barry and Macavity awards. Her second novel, Little Pretty Things, received a starred review from Booklist and was named a 2015 "most arresting crime novel" by Kirkus Reviews. Lori's short fiction has appeared in Ellery Queen Mystery Magazine, Time Out Chicago, Good Housekeeping, and others. Lori lives in Chicago, where she teaches mystery writing at StoryStudio Chicago and is the brand new president of the Midwest chapter of the Mystery Writers of America.

Please join Lori and all our amazing readers on Tuesday, January 5, 2016, upstairs at Hopleaf at 7:30 pm. This 21-and-older event is free.

Meet Our Readers: Chuck Sudo

            

unnamed (1).jpgChuck Sudo spends his days making commercial real estate sound sexy as the Chicago reporter for Bisnow.com. A former editor-in-chief at Chicagoist, Chuck's reporting and criticism has appeared in nearly every major local publication. As a performer, he's read his work at That's All She Wrote, The Paper Machete, The Frunchroom, CHIRP Radio's "The First Time" and Story Sessions.

Please join Chuck and all our amazing readers on Tuesday, January 5, 2016, upstairs at Hopleaf at 7:30 pm. This 21-and-older event is free.

Meet Our Readers: Mare Swallow

            

mare049.jpgMare Swallow is an essayist, public speaking coach, and director of the Chicago Writers Conference. She reads her essays and tells stories at events like "Is This a Thing?", Story Lab, This Much is True, Story Club, and Tuesday Funk. She enjoys high-quality gin and loves living in Chicago.

Please join Mare and all our amazing readers on Tuesday, January 5, 2016, upstairs at Hopleaf at 7:30 pm. This 21-and-older event is free.

Meet Our Readers: Robert O'Connor

            

unnamed.jpgRobert O'Connor is a writer and editor in Chicago, who has edited books for the Chicago Center for Literature and Photography and magazines for the Public Media Institute. His work has been published in Mash Tun, Proximity, the Lumpen Times, Spike, 3:AM and Gapers Block. His book Hiroshima, Nagasaki, An Illustrated History, Anthology and Guide from Odyssey Publications came out last year and he just finished an intensive design course at the Startup Institute. He's looking for a more stable gig.

Please join Robert and all our amazing readers on Tuesday, January 5, 2016, upstairs at Hopleaf at 7:30 pm. This 21-and-older event is free.

Meet Our Readers: Christopher Sweet

            

10636256_10203488895515633_346604598520364968_n.jpgChristopher Sweet spent virtually his entire working life cunningly disguised as a high school English teacher in the Chicago suburbs. He blogs irregularly at Chicago Now, "Truth and Absurdity Spotting in Chicago," under his boyhood nickname, Kit.

Please join Christopher and all our amazing readers on Tuesday, January 5, 2016, upstairs at Hopleaf at 7:30 pm. This 21-and-older event is free.

            

IMG_20150628_112150.jpgJames Gordon better known as G.P.A. (Greatest Poet Alive) is an international award winning author and poet and was recently named UBAWA's Children's Author of the Year. He can be seen on episodes of Chicago Fire, Chicago PD, Chicago Med, Empire, and Shameless, as well as the movies "Animals " and "A Slice of Life."

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

Meet Our Readers: Gint Aras

            

545247_397585650327214_1186334216_n.jpgGint Aras is the author of the cross-generational family epic, The Fugue, set for release in December from The Chicago Center for Literature and Photography. His writing has appeared in The St. Petersburg Review, Quarterly West, Curbside Splendor, Antique Children, Dialogo and other publications. He's a photographer and the author of the cult novel, Finding the Moon in Sugar.

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

Meet Our Readers: Britt Julious

            

10922662_10101240543612671_4977340554318227153_n.jpgBritt Julious is a journalist, critic and essayist. She currently serves as the local music columnist for the Chicago Tribune and contributes regularly to Vice magazine, The Guardian, Pitchfork, and MTV News where she is interested in writing about the intersection of race, gender, pop culture and sexuality. In 2014, Buzzfeed named her one of the "21 Amazing Role Models for Twentysomethings," fulfilling her dream of being on some form of a 30 under 30 list before turning 30. She currently hosts "The Back Talk," an award-winning podcast featuring original stories from young women of color. Talk to her after this show if you're obsessed with "Jane the Virgin."

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

Meet Our Readers: Clayton Smith

            

Clayton Smith 500px.jpgClayton Smith is a writer of speculative fiction whose work includes the play Death and McCootie and the novels Apocalypticon, Anomaly Flats, and Mabel Gray and the Wizard Who Swallowed the Sun. Some of his nonsense has been featured on Write City Magazine and Dumb White Husband, and his plays have been produced rather mercilessly all over the country.

Please join Clayton and all our amazing readers on Tuesday, December 1, 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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