NYC | December 11, 2016

2016 has been a year of hard losses, but at the December 11th Sunday Salon, we celebrate the abundance of literary love and welcome four incredibly talented and inspiring writers to the stage. Let’s raise a glass to their beautiful new books and toast to literary fortitude and resilience in the new year! At Jimmys no. 43. 7pm.

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Tara Laskowski‘s short-story collection, Bystanders, was hailed by Jennifer Egan as “a bold, riveting mash-up of Hitchcockian suspense and campfire-tale chills.” She is also the author of Modern Manners For Your Inner Demons, tales of dark etiquette. Her fiction has been published in the Norton anthology Flash …

NYC | November 20, 2016

We’re biting our nails in anticipation! Why? Alligators, dinosaurs, and birds and lovers along with four extraordinary writers from near and far are landing at the November 20th Sunday Salon. It’s bound to be a fierce and beautiful literary spectacle. And, to top it all off, we have a special musical guest! Join us! You know where: Jimmys no. 43. At 7pm.

Karissa Chen is the author of the fiction chapbook, Of Birds and Lovers. Her fiction and essays have appeared in numerous publications, including Gulf Coast, PEN America, The Toast, and Guernica, among others. She was a 2015-2016 Fulbright Fellow in Taiwan, and a Kundiman and VONA/Voices Fellow. She …

NYC | October 23, 2016

Keep the door open! Fresh air and cool prose are heading our way. Four compelling writers take the stage at the October 23rd Sunday Salon. Maybe you’re familiar with the work of these global citizens as editor, academic, or reviewer. Now, witness their mega talents at the mic. Please join us! At Jimmys no. 43. 7pm.

Emmanuel Iduma, born and raised in Nigeria, is a writer and art critic. He is the author of the novel soundFarad (2012, Nigeria) now available as the North American version in a new edition called The Sound of Things to Come (The Mantle, New York) and …

NYC | June 19, 2016

Here’s a glorious combination: the arrival of summer and the number 14. This June, Sunday Salon celebrates 14 years of literary love in NYC! Since 2002, we’ve hosted well over 500 incredibly talented writers and poets and so many fine musical guests. Let’s keep the fire burning! Join us in welcoming four amazing writers, who will knock you off your feet with their new and beloved books, and marvelous musical talent you won’t want to miss. Come celebrate with us! You know where: Jimmys no. 43. At 7pm. Let’s toast to all things literary.GreenidgeCover
Kaitlyn Greenidge’s debut novel is We Love You, …

NYC | May 15, 2016

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.

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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 …

NYC | April 24, 2016

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 …

NYC | March 20, 2016

The season of illumination is near! Spring arrives on March 20th and so does the 7th Annual Bread Loaf Writers from the Dark Tower Reading at Sunday Salon. This highly anticipated event features talented writers of color, who’ve connected and cultivated their work at past Bread Loaf Writers’ Conferences. Our magnificent MC for the evening, Charles Rice-Gonzalez, will welcome to the stage five incredibly talented poets and writers, who’ll share their insights on race and identity. You won’t want to miss this! At Jimmys no. 43. 7pm. Much gratitude to Ru Freeman for curating this special event each year!

 

Allison Albino studied creative writing at Sarah Lawrence College and has a …

Ft. Lauderdale | March 13, 2016

Orange Island Arts Foundation is thrilled to be the official host of Sunday Salon South Florida! The next reading, featuring novelists Kathy Flann and Louis K. Lowy, is on March 13th and will start promptly at 7pm (doors open at 6:30pm) at the Undergrounds Coffeehaus in Ft. Lauderdale. Doors of the café open at 4pm.

For more information, contact Sergio Mora at [email protected] or visit our website www.OrangeIslandArtsFoundation.org

 

KathyFlannHeadshotKathy 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 the …

NYC | February 21, 2016

Fierce literary forces are heading our way! February brings compelling new books by four bold and brilliant authors/poets to the Salon stage. Join us! You’ll want to get caught in this beautiful storm. At Jimmys no. 43. 7pm.

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WORD Books will be our bookseller at this evening’s event.

 

 

 

CheneyBookCoverMatthew Cheney’s debut collection, Blood: Stories, won the Hudson Prize and will be published by Black Lawrence Press in January 2016. His work has been published by English Journal, One Story, Unstuck, Weird Tales, Web Conjunctions, Strange Horizons, Failbetter.com, …

NYC | January 24, 2016

We’re kicking off 2016 with an event to celebrate the international anthology A Kind of Compass: Stories on Distance and One Story, Thirty Stories: An Anthology of Contemporary Afghan American Literature. Join us in welcoming these wonderful writers to the Salon stage for what will be a compelling evening. Jimmys no. 43. At 7pm.

Gina Apostol’s last novel, Gun Dealers’ Daughter, won the 2013 PEN/Open Book Award and was Gina Apostolshortlisted for the 2014 William Saroyan International Prize. Her first two novels, Bibliolepsy and The Revolution According to Raymundo Mata, both won the Juan Laya Prize for the Novel (Philippine National Book Award). …

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