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NYC | March 19, 2017

The season of illumination is fast approaching! On March 19th, Sunday Salon welcomes to the stage six remarkably talented and powerful poets and writers of color for the Eighth Annual BREAD LOAF WRITERS FROM THE DARK TOWER Reading. You won’t want to miss this special event! At Jimmys no. 43. 7pm.

Shauna Barbosa’s poems have appeared or are forthcoming in The Awl, Colorado Review, Virginia Quarterly Review, RHINO Poetry, The Atlas Review, No Tokens Journal, PANK and others. She received her MFA from Bennington College. Her first book, Cape Verdean Blues is forthcoming in 2018 from Pitt Poetry Series.

Maya Doig-Acuña is from Brooklyn, New York. …

SalonZine CALL FOR SUBMISSIONS: The Antidote Issue

Our next theme is antidote, and we are looking for work that interprets that theme, that engages the possibility of remedy, and that begins to counteract some of the damaging fallout from personal, global, and systemic ills during a time when we need it most.

Sickness comes in many forms. Pain and suffering, loss and change are all inevitable. We know that. We’ve been shaken, what now? How do we heal? What is the remedy for anxiety and uncertainty? What might curb the fallout of a broken system, counteract a huge political upset? How do we offer an antidote to climate change, to racism, to war, to disease, to heartbreak, to …

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, …

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