NYC | September 18, 2016

Mark your calendars! On September 18th we’re welcoming four outstanding writers and poets to the stage, thrilled to celebrate beautiful new books and relish an exquisite union of prose and poetry. Join us for this special Sunday Salon fall kickoff after your trek to the Brooklyn Book Festival! At Jimmys no. 43. 7pm.Grace Cover_Jpeg

Natashia Deón is the recipient of a PEN Center USA Emerging Voices Fellowship and was recently named one of L.A.’s “Most Fascinating People” by L.A. Weekly. A writer, lawyer and law professor, she is also the creator of the popular L.A.-based reading series Dirty Laundry Lit. Her writing has appeared …

NYC | November 15, 2015

Beautiful, blazing autumn in full gear, HOT OFF THE PRESS literary bounty is here! We’re excited to welcome four amazingly talented writers with shiny, new books and a startling musical guest to the November Sunday Salon. Let their stories and songs occupy your weekend (and nights and plane/train rides and lunch breaks). Join us! Jimmys no. 43. At 7pm.pongcover1200

Leland Cheuk is a MacDowell Colony fellow, whose work has appeared or is forthcoming in publications such as Kenyon Review, [PANK] …

NYC | October 18, 2015

Rain or shine (or probably both), October brings diverse, award-winning writers to the Salon stage and we can’t wait! Let’s raise a glass to compelling literary voices, noteworthy books, and sweeter fall weather. See you at Jimmys no. 43. At 7pm.

Juventud Full Cover Redo-1Vanessa Blakeslee’s first collection of stories Train Shots won the 2014 Independent Publisher’s Gold Medal for Short Story Fiction and has been optioned as a feature film by writer/director Hannah Beth King. Her debut novel is titled Juventud.

Orlando Ferrand was born in Santiago de Cuba, Cuba, and moved to New York City in his late teens. His memoir Apologia: Cuban Childhood in My Backpack, received …

NYC | June 21, 2015: Celebrating 13 Years!

Since the summer of 2002, Sunday Salon has hosted 500 magnificent writers and poets and a beautiful bounty of musicians and singer-songwriters who’ve shared their immense, inspiring talents on the stage. This June, the reading series celebrates its 13th year of literary love and community! Yes, we’re having a party! Join us in welcoming five more remarkably-talented writers and their extraordinary work and the return of a much loved musical guest (stay tuned) to the stage. We’ll toast to Lucky 13, to more magic at the mic, and to the sweet arrival of summer. Come celebrate with us! …

NYC | May 17, 2015

May is turning Sunday Salon upside down and inside out with the arrival of SKIN, THE AMBASSADORS, GHOST MONTH, and DEMON ROOM. No, not the latest erotic, political thriller, horror series on Netflix, but compelling work by four mega-talented writers. And Brooklyn is in the house! Join us for what will be a terrific event. At Jimmys no. 43. 7pm.
Racquel Goodison is an Assistant Professor of English at the Borough of Manhattan Community Skin coverCollege, CUNY. She has been …

Ft. Lauderdale | May 31, 2015

Literary stars are shining on the Sunshine State! Sunday Salon Ft. Lauderdale is excited to welcome two more wondrous writers to the stage for the second installment of its already awe-inspiring series. The event will be sponsored by Burrow Press.  At Undergrounds Coffeehaus at 3020 N Federal Hwy (map). 6:30pm. Come raise a glass to the stars!wherebearsroamthestreets

Jeff Parker is the author of several books including Where Bears Roam the Streets: A Russian Journal (Harper Collins), the novel Ovenman (Tin House), and the short story collection The Taste of …

NYC | March 15, 2015

 March means double happiness! Spring is heading our way and so is the much-anticipated Sixth Annual BREAD LOAF WRITERS FROM THE DARK TOWER event at Sunday Salon! This special event will feature talented writers of color, who’ve connected and cultivated their work at past Bread Loaf Writers’ Conferences. Join us and Ru Freeman, author of On Sal Mal Lane and our marvelous MC for the evening, in welcoming this year’s line up of five award-winning writers who’ll share their illuminations on race and identity on the Salon …

Ft. Lauderdale | March 15, 2015: The Inaugural Salon

Great news for the sun-loving book lover, writer, poet, & literati: Sunday Salon South Florida has arrived! Thanks to the Salon teams in Ft. Lauderdale and Miami (meet our marvelous new team members here: South Florida), the series will feature an exciting lineup of writers and poets at their respective home venues.

On March 15th, please join us in welcoming two superb writers for our inaugural Sunday Salon event in Ft. Lauderdale. At Undergrounds Coffeehaus at 3020 N Federal Hwy (map). 7pm. Huzzah!

Kimberly Burwick is the author of Has No Kinsmen (Red Hen Press, 2006), Horses in the Cathedral, GNB_coverwinner of the Robert Dana Prize (Anhinga Press, …

Sunday Salon is landing in South Florida!

We’re thrilled to welcome the newest arrival to the family: Sunday Salon South Florida! That’s right, the sister series is coming to Ft. Lauderdale and Miami to be exact! (Yes, we love books, beaches, and sun!)

The first event is on March 15th at 7pm in Ft. Lauderdale and will feature writers Julie Marie Wade and Kimberly Burwick at Underground Coffee Haus (

Sunday Salon South Florida will be hosted by Orange Island Arts Foundation:

Stay tuned for more future event information from our newest sister series as well as an introduction to the awesome Sunday Salon South Florida team!





SalonZine 2015 Issue: Call for Submissions

For the 2015 issue of SalonZine, we’re looking for prose and poetry that speak to the theme of THRESHOLD. Plank of wood, metal, stone beneath the door. A boundary. A door. The point at which something begins or changes. That “There, we’ve arrived; now, let’s cross over” moment. Consider the threshold of pain, of love, of language. What happens when you approach, remain, and/or take a step to the other side?

We are looking for prose and poetry that starts in one place, or mindset, or emotion, or life, or room, and moves toward another, voices that …

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