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In This Issue

INTERVIEWS

  • With Carey Cranston, President of American Writers Museum
  • With Mitzi-Jill Rapkin, Writer, Teacher, Host of literary podcast First Draft

FICTION

  • “An Illustrated History of Battlefield Medicine" by Edwin Rozic
  • “The Story Goes” by Racquel Goodison

NON-FICTION

  • “A Grandfather’s Guide to the Resistance” by Leland Cheuk
  • “Something to Lose: A Family History” by Brian Gresko
  • “Adam’s Falls” by Catherine Kapphahn

POETRY

  • “Poetic Discotheque” and “Red Robin” by Myla Grier
  • “Self-Portrait of Night Street,” “Belonging,” and “Self-Portrait, Neighbor” by Ching-In Chen

COVER PHOTO by Guillermo Filice Castro

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Upcoming Salons

NYC | October 22, 2017

Autumn brings startling perspective and talent to the literary space on the page and at the mic at the October Sunday Salon! We’re excited to welcome four remarkable writers with new novels, short stories, and poetry. Join us at our current venue, Von Bar at 3 Bleecker St. (It’s super cool.) At 7pm.

Michael Hawley’s short stories have appeared in Alaska Quarterly Review, Boston Review, The New Yorker, Post Road

Chicago | September 24, 2017

Celebrate the return of fall to Chicago with poetry and prose at our fall reading! The line-up is AMAZING! The reading is at 7pm at the Riverview Tavern, 1958 W. Roscoe Ave. in Chicago’s Roscoe Village neighborhood. Come early if you want to have dinner and grab a good seat.

The readers are ADA CHENG, JIMIN HAN, DAVID HICKS, EDWARD KELSEY MOORE, and DAVID LAZAR (bios below)…


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Sunday Salon NYC has a new location as of Fall 2017

As of September 2017, Sunday Salon readings will take place at Von Bar at 3 Bleecker St. (between Bowery and Elizabeth St) in the East Village. Take the B, D, F, V to Broadway–Lafayette St or the 6 to Bleecker …

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INTERVIEWS
With Carey Cranston, President of American Writers Museum
With Mitzi-Jill Rapkin, Writer, Teacher, Host of literary podcast First Draft
FICTION
“An Illustrated History of Battlefield Medicine” by Edwin Rozic
“The Story Goes” by Racquel Goodison
NON-FICTION
“A Grandfather’s Guide to the Resistance” by Leland …

Sunday Salon Chicago: Evanston Literary Festival

A big thank you to Lynn Halller and John K. Wilson, co-organizers of Evanston Literary Festival, who invited us to join their 13 day long language and books celebration.

Our writers’ books were sold by Bookends & Beginnings, and Celtic Knot …


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Sunday Salon WritersMeet the Writers

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An Interview with Achy Obejas

Achy Obejas is the author of the critically acclaimed novels Ruins (Akashic Books, 2009), Days of Awe (Random House, 2001) and two other books of fiction. Her poetry chapbook, This Is What Happened in Our Other Life (A Midsummer Night’s Press, 2007), was both a critical favorite and a best-seller. She edited, and translated into English, Havana Noir (Akashic Books, 2007), a collection of crime stories by Cuban writers on and off the island. Her translation into Spanish of Junot Diaz’ The Brief Wondrous Life of Oscar Wao (Riverhead, 2009)/La Breve y Maravillos Vida de Oscar Wao (Vintage/Mondadori) was a finalist for Spain’s Esther Benitez Translation Prize from the national


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Books and Reviews Books and Reviews

So many good books to read these days. Where to start? Check out our latest reviews, books by alumni and tempting recommendations.

{REVIEWED} Ask the Dust

By René Georg Vasicek
Ask the Dust is a dangerous book. Arturo Bandini, the narrator, is a terrorist of the mind. He explodes reality and makes you believe in the urgency of now: “Los Angeles, give me some of you! Los Angeles come to me the way I came to you, my feet over your streets, you pretty town I loved you so much, you sad flower in the sand, you pretty town.”

I didn’t think literature was possible in Los Angeles, and then I read Ask the Dust (1939) by John Fante. At the time I thought I was finished with American novels, too busy devouring the Europeans: Knut Hamsun, Robert Musil, Bohumil Hrabal, Thomas Bernhard, W.G. Sebald. Then one day I was killing time at the New York Public …


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