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Meet Our Readers: Joe O'Sullivan

            

Joe O'Sullivan is a retired cop and former blogger. He has one published essay, and the former ChicagoNow blog Arresting Tales to his credit. He enjoys making stuff up for family and friends, and is fascinated by oddballs, alligators, and roadside attractions. He hopes someday to have a cool nickname like Turbo Dog and live in the country raising chickens and honeybees. Right now he's considering work life in the cubicle farm, and considering his next move.

Please join Turbo Dog and all our would-be-homesteaders on Tuesday, March 4th, 2014, upstairs at Hopleaf at 7:30 pm. This 21-and-older event is free.

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Meet Our Readers: Laura Adamczyk

            

Laura Adamczyk was born and raised and still lives in Illinois. Her writing has won awards from the Union League Civic & Arts Foundation of Chicago and has appeared in the Chicago Reader, Ninth Letter, PANK, Passages North, The Rumpus, Vol. 1 Brooklyn, Washington Square Review, and elsewhere. She earned her MFA in Fiction from the University of Illinois in Urbana-Champaign and currently reads submissions for the journal Creative Nonfiction.

Please join Laura and all our award-winning readers on Tuesday, March 4th, 2014, upstairs at Hopleaf at 7:30 pm. This 21-and-older event is free.

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Meet Our Readers: Wendy McClure

            

Wendy McClure is the author of several books, including The Wilder Life: My Adventures of the Lost World of Little House on the Prairie. The first novel in her kids' series, Wanderville, came out in January and the second book will be out this fall. Wendy is a columnist for BUST magazine and has contributed to The New York Times Magazine and This American Life. She grew up in Oak Park, Illinois, received an MFA in poetry from the Iowa Writer's Workshop, and now lives in Chicago with her husband.

Please join Wendy and all our first-rate, Laura Ingalls Wilder-lovin' readers on Tuesday, March 4th, 2014, upstairs at Hopleaf at 7:30 pm. This 21-and-older event is free.

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Meet Our Readers: Naomi Buck Palagi

            

Naomi Buck Palagi grew up in the woods of Kentucky. She works and lives in NW Indiana with her husband and two lively little kids, but once upon a time lived down the street from Hopleaf. She has work published in journals such as Spoon River Review, Otoliths, Moria, Eleven Eleven, Blue Fifth Review, and Requited. Additionally, she has two chapbooks, Silver Roof Tantrum (dancing girl press, 2010), and Darkness in the Tent (Dusie Kollectiv 5, 2011).

Please join Naomi and all our other Hopleaf-lovin' readers on Tuesday, March 4th, 2014, upstairs at Hopleaf at 7:30 pm. This 21-and-older event is free.

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Meet Our Readers: Amelia Beamer

            

IMG_3634.JPGAmelia Beamer writes science fiction, fantasy, and horror novels & stories and has spent the past few years in the UK, Australia, Japan, Germany, Ireland, and Iceland. She is the author of The Loving Dead, the number two zombie novel of the past decade according to Barnes & Noble. Her most recent short fiction appears in Psychos: Serial Killers, Depraved Madmen, and the Criminally Insane, and Zombies vs Robots: Women on War! Amelia works as an editor for Shueisha English Edition, a new general imprint of popular Japanese titles translated into English, available from the Sony Reader Store.

Please join Amelia and all our first-rate, zombie-loving readers on Tuesday, February 4th, 2014, upstairs at Hopleaf at 7:30 pm. This 21-and-older event is free.

Meet Our Readers: Chuck Sudo

            

sudo_photo.jpgBorn and raised on Chicago's Northwest side, Chuck Sudo has called Bridgeport home for nearly 15 years and has written for the popular local website Chicagoist for nearly nine years--the last three-plus as editor-in-chief. His writing has appeared in the Chicago Sun-Times, Time Out Chicago, Chicago magazine, Centerstage and Playboy.com. Chuck has read onstage at The Paper Machete and CHIRP Radio's "The First Time" series. He'd read onstage more but he's getting older and tires easily, despite staying in good shape for his age.

Please join Chuck and all our amazing, physically fit readers on Tuesday, February 4th, 2014, upstairs at Hopleaf at 7:30 pm. This 21-and-older event is free.

Meet Our Readers: Tom Underberg

            

Tom Underberg photo.JPGTom Underberg writes speculative fiction and raises children. He can often be found photographing bricks, sidewalks and manhole covers for a blog on overlooked infrastructure. Before Tom's children were born he worked at less demanding jobs in software and consulting. He has burglarized a deli, shot out a window, and exaggerated his accomplishments. Tom's work has appeared in Weird Tales and the Thackery T. Lambshead Cabinet of Curiosities.

Please join Tom and all our top-notch, curious readers on Tuesday, February 4th, 2014, upstairs at Hopleaf at 7:30 pm. This 21-and-older event is free.

Meet Our Readers: Cameron McGill

            

CameronMcGill.jpgCameron McGill is a Chicago-based singer and songwriter. He recently released his sixth album, Gallows Etiquette. The album was funded via a PledgeMusic.com campaign; a percentage of funds raised will support Rock For Kids, a charity which provides instruments and music education to under-served Chicago public school children. His work has appeared in Poetry East, Measure, and Split Lip Magazine.

Please join Cameron and all our fantastically lyrical readers on Tuesday, February 4th, 2014, upstairs at Hopleaf at 7:30 pm. This 21-and-older event is free.

Meet Our Readers: Mare Swallow

            

mare2.jpgMare Swallow is the founder and Executive Director of the Chicago Writers Conference, an organization that exists to connect writers to publishing professionals...and each other! CWC will feature a Self-Publishing Workshop in March. She is also a professional speaker and public speaking coach, and the author of 21 Ways to Engage Your Audience, available only on Amazon. Mare lives in Chicago, loves to travel and loves red wine.

Please join Mare and all our stellar, audience-engaging readers on Tuesday, February 4th, 2014, upstairs at Hopleaf at 7:30 pm. This 21-and-older event is free.

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 Toward What We're Going Toward, was released in August 2013 by IG Publishing.

His short fiction has appeared in The Greensboro Review, Sycamore Review, Opium, Phoebe: A Journal of Arts and Letters, and Sweet Fancy Moses. Ryan has published non-fiction and other miscellanea in The Believer, Time Out: Chicago, Gadfly, and more. He is the Dean of General Education at Kendall College in Chicago and has been a member of the Gotham Writers' Workshop faculty since 2005. You can find him online at ryanbartelmay.com.

He lives in Chicago with his wife, daughter and two cats.

Please join Ryan and all our top-notch, cat-loving readers on Tuesday, January 7th, 2014, 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, October 3, 7:30 p.m. at Hopleaf, 5148 N. Clark Street, Chicago, IL 60640. Admission is free.

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