Get a Grip, Private Citizens (and) The Other One! This Is Not a Confession!
This is The Alignment of Titles of four new, mind-bending books.
Their authors are coming to the stage at Sunday Salon very soon.
It is/will be a planetary collision of mega-talent.
This is not an uncommon occurrence. Still, we’re really excited about it.
Please join us. May 15th.
We’ll have lots of stardust floating around Jimmys no. 43. At 7pm.
Kathy Flann’s fiction has appeared in Shenandoah, The North American Review, The Michigan Quarterly Review, New Stories from the South, and other publications. A short story collection entitled Get a Grip won …
On May 22 we’ll be featuring readers Thea Goodman, Sarah Hollenbeck, Toni Nealie, David Welch and Zoe Zolbrod who will be sharing their latest work in fiction, non-fiction and poetry. We’d love to have your company for this exciting line-up!
Thea Goodman is the author of the novel, THE SUNSHINE WHEN SHE’S GONE. (Published by Henry Holt and co. 2013) She lives in Chicago with her family and is a lecturer in the creative writing department at The University of Chicago. She’s currently at work on a collection of short stories, personal essays and a new novel set in Cuba of the 1930s.
Sarah Hollenbeck has published personal essays in Dogwood and TriQuarterly. Her essay “A Goldmine” was …
David Welch is the author of a chapbook, It Is Such a Good Thing to Be in Love with You (The Laurel Review/Midwest Chapbook Series), and he has new poems just out or forthcoming in Boston Review, Colorado Review, and TYPO. He teaches creative writing and literature at DePaul University where he is Coordinator of Literacy Outreach and Managing Editor of the social justice publishing initiative, Big Shoulders Books.
Zoe Zolbrod is the author of the memoir The Telling, which came out this month, and the novel Currency, which was a Friends of American Writers prize finalist. Her essays have appeared in Salon, Stir Journal, The Weeklings, The Manifest Station, The Nervous Breakdown, and The Rumpus, where she is now the Sunday co-editor. She gradated from Oberlin College and received an M.A. from the University of Illinois at Chicago’s Program for Writers. Born in Western Pennsylvania, she now lives in Evanston, IL, with her husband and two children.
Toni Nealie is the author of The Miles Between Me, an essay collection about homeland, dispersal, heritage and family. Her essays have appeared in Guernica, The Prague Revue, The Offing, The Rumpus and Hobart. Her essay “the Displeasure of the Table” was nominated for a Pushcart Prize. Originally from New Zealand, she worked as a journalist and in public relations in NZ and the UK. She holds an MFA from Columbia College Chicago. She teaches and is Literary Editor of Newcity.
Thea Goodman is the author of the novel, THE SUNSHINE WHEN SHE’S GONE. (Published by Henry Holt and co. 2013) The book was favorably reviewed in The New York Times, Vogue, Town and Country, and Publisher’s Weekly and was featured on The New York Time’s blog, The Motherlode and NPR’s Weekend Edition. She is the author of numerous short stories that have appeared in New England Review, Other Voices and Columbia among other venues and is the winner of a Pushcart Prize Special Mention and the Columbia Fiction Award. Thea Goodman was born in New York City, studied at Sarah Lawrence College and earned and MFA at Brooklyn College, CUNY. She lives in Chicago …
Sarah Hollenbeck has published personal essays in Dogwood and TriQuarterly. Her essay “A Goldmine” was nominated for a Pushcart and received a Notable Mention in Best American Essays 2014. She has performed at Story Club, Guts & Glory, Essay Fiesta, Story Sessions, and The Bodies of Work Festival, among other live lit shows. Sarah is in the very early stages of writing a collection of essays that explores the experiences of women living with invisible and visible disabilities. But she’s been a little distracted from her writing recently since she bought Women & Children First, one of the last remaining feminist …
Hallelujah! The event you’ve been waiting for is on the horizon. In celebration of poetry month, four luminous poets take flight—on the stage via their poems—at this month’s Sunday Salon. The enchantment begins at 7pm at Jimmys no. 43. Please join us!
Wo Chan is a queer Fujianese immigrant, poet, and drag performer. Wo is the recipient of honors from Poets House, Kundiman, Asian American Writers Workshop, and Lambda Literary, and is published in The Margins, Cortlandt Review, No Tokens, and others. Wo is also a member of the Brooklyn based drag alliance Switch N’ Play, and has performed at various venues, including weddings, municipal Pride festivals, Ivy League institutions, and the Architectural …