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Meet Our Readers: Kelly Swails

          

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Kelly Swails is a writer, editor, and all-around geek. Her work has appeared in several anthologies as well as Shondaland.com. Currently, she's the Co-Director of the Writer's Symposium at Gen Con, a con-within-a-con for science fiction and fantasy writers. You can stalk her on twitter at @kellyswails or her website at, you guessed it, kellyswails.com.

Please join Kelly and our other amazing readers on Tuesday, March 5, 2019 in the upstairs bar at Hopleaf. Doors open at 7pm, and the show starts at 7:30. It's free, and 21-and-over. Please RSVP on Facebook.

Meet Our Readers: Robbie Q. Telfer

          

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Robbie Q. Telfer has performed and taught in hundreds of venues and institutions around the world. A co-founder of the Encyclopedia Show, he's been an individual finalist at the National Poetry Slam and has a collection of poetry from Write Bloody Publishing. A member of the internationally-renowned teaching artist collective Project VOICE, he is currently an environmental educator at the Morton Arboretum outside of Chicago.

Please join Robbie and our other amazing readers on Tuesday, March 5, 2019 in the upstairs bar at Hopleaf. Doors open at 7pm, and the show starts at 7:30. It's free, and 21-and-over. Please RSVP on Facebook.

Meet Our Readers: Faisal Mohyuddin

          

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Faisal Mohyuddin is the author of The Displaced Children of Displaced Children (Eyewear 2018), which won of the 2017 Sexton Prize for Poetry, was selected as a 2018 Summer Recommendation of the Poetry Book Society, and named a "highly commended" collection by the Forward Arts Foundation. Also the author of the chapbook The Riddle of Longing (Backbone 2017), he teaches English at Highland Park High School in Illinois and serves as an educator adviser for the global not-for-profit Narrative 4.

Please join Faisal and our other amazing readers on Tuesday, March 5, 2019 in the upstairs bar at Hopleaf. Doors open at 7pm, and the show starts at 7:30. It's free, and 21-and-over. Please RSVP on Facebook.

Meet Our Readers: Lindsay Eanet

          

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Lindsay Eanet (rhymes with "Senate") can be seen reading around Chicago at shows like OUTSpoken, You're Being Ridiculous, Story Jam and this one, and next to you at your favorite bar, skipping over all your songs on the jukebox. She has a weakness for reality competition shows and cries an average of four times during every episode of American Ninja Warrior. But enough about her, let's talk about you.

Please join Lindsay and our other amazing readers on Tuesday, March 5, 2019 in the upstairs bar at Hopleaf. Doors open at 7pm, and the show starts at 7:30. It's free, and 21-and-over. Please RSVP on Facebook.

Meet Our Readers: Jasmine Davila

          

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Jasmine Davila has appeared in venues both small and medium sized, reading in live lit shows such as Essay Fiesta, The Skewer, and 20x2. She currently co-produces and co-hosts lady live lit show Miss Spoken, which can be found at The Gallery Cabaret on the last Wednesday of the month. She tweets, instas, and tumbls as @jasmined.

Please join Jasmine and our other amazing readers on Tuesday, February 5, 2019 in the upstairs bar at Hopleaf. Doors open at 7pm, and the show starts at 7:30. It's free, and 21-and-over. Please RSVP on Facebook.

Meet Our Readers: Molia Dumbleton

          

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Molia Dumbleton's fiction has been awarded the Columbia Journal Fiction Prize, Sean O'Faolain Story Prize, Dromineer Flash Fiction Prize, and Kelly Barnhill Microfiction Prize. She has been a Finalist or Runner-Up for The Iowa Short Fiction Award, SmokeLong Quarterly Award, Bath Flash Fiction Award, Indiana Review Half-K Prize, Bridport Prize, and Glimmer Train Very Short Fiction Award, and her work has appeared in an assortment of literary journals, including The Kenyon Review, New England Review, and others, and she is grateful to every one of them. Tuesday Funk is her very favorite place to read, and she's so happy to be back.

Please join Molia and our other amazing readers on Tuesday, February 5, 2019 in the upstairs bar at Hopleaf. Doors open at 7pm, and the show starts at 7:30. It's free, and 21-and-over. Please RSVP on Facebook.

Meet Our Readers: Mike Puican

          

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Mike Puican has had poems in Poetry, Michigan Quarterly Review, Bloomsbury Review, and New England Review, among others. His essays and reviews have appeared in TriQuarterly, Kenyon Review, and Brevity. He won the 2004 Tia Chucha Press Chapbook Contest for his chapbook, 30 Seconds. Mike was a member of the 1996 Chicago Slam Team and is a board member and past Board President of the Guild Literary Complex in Chicago.

Please join Mike and our other amazing readers on Tuesday, February 5, 2019 in the upstairs bar at Hopleaf. Doors open at 7pm, and the show starts at 7:30. It's free, and 21-and-over. Please RSVP on Facebook.

Meet Our Readers: Eden Robins

          

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Eden Robins writes short fiction, long fiction, short essays, and jokey video scripts for the health insurance industry. Her work has appeared in Apex, Shimmer, USAToday, and the LA Review of Books, and sometimes nice hosts let her perform at live lit shows like Chirp Radio's First Time, 20x2 Chicago, Story Club, and Miss Spoken. She has an uncanny habit of abandoning creative projects just as they're starting to gain traction, and she tweets grumpily @edenrobins.

Please join Eden and our other amazing readers on Tuesday, February 5, 2019 in the upstairs bar at Hopleaf. Doors open at 7pm, and the show starts at 7:30. It's free, and 21-and-over. Please RSVP on Facebook.

Meet Our Readers: Sahar Mustafah

          

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Sahar Mustafah is a first-generation Palestinian American. Her short story collection Code of the West won the 2016 Willow Books Prize for fiction. Her first novel, The Beauty of Your Face, is forthcoming next year by W. W. Norton. She has taught delightfully misunderstood teenagers for over 21 years.

Please join Sahar and our other amazing readers on Tuesday, February 5, 2019 in the upstairs bar at Hopleaf. Doors open at 7pm, and the show starts at 7:30. It's free, and 21-and-over. Please RSVP on Facebook.

Meet Our Readers: Rosamund Lannin

          

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The product of nine years in San Francisco and eight years in St. Paul, Rosamund Lannin is pleasantly surprised to have lived in Chicago for over a decade. During that time, she has been published by Internet periodicals, performed stories around the city, and consumed many carne asada burritos. These days she's pretty into speculative fiction, co-hosting lady live lit show Miss Spoken, and trying to write essays that make you feel things, or at the very least laugh.

Please join Rosamund and our other amazing readers on Tuesday, December 4, 2018 in the upstairs bar at Hopleaf. Doors open at 7pm, and the show starts at 7:30. It's free, and 21-and-over. Please RSVP on Facebook.

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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 1, 7:30 p.m. at Hopleaf, 5148 N. Clark Street, Chicago, IL 60640. Admission is free.

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