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 …
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 (http://www.undergroundscoffeehaus.com/).
Sunday Salon South Florida will be hosted by Orange Island Arts Foundation: http://orangeislandartsfoundation.org/programs_series_readings.php.
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!
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 …
Come celebrate Sunday Salon NYC’s 11th year of literary love and community at the June 16, 2013 reading!
A Tale of Four Cities is an online literary magazine featuring fiction and creative nonfiction set in real locations in four cities — New York, London, Mumbai, and our first featured city, Dubai. This magazine seeks to highlight the similarities and differences between our cities, creating a cultural mosaic of writers and locations in a world that has grown increasingly small.
Check out it out here: www.talefourcities.com
Is that London calling? Yes, our literary friends on the other side of the Atlantic are launching a new reading series called Saturday Literary Salon. If you find yourself in The Smoke this Saturday, stop by and listen to some talented writers.
London Literature Lounge partners with Tale of Four Cities for a Saturday Literary Salon.
Tale of Four Cities is a forthcoming online magazine set in real locations in four cities – New York, Dubai, London and the first guest city, Mumbai. This project bridges the gap between travel writing and creative writing, bringing together stories that reflect the real and the imagined within our cities.
Saturday 15th Oct 2011
Our August reading will be held at Katerina’s, 1920 W. Irving Park Road. Still 8 p.m., still four great authors. Come on over.
Our featured organization this month, the Neighborhood Writing Alliance, kindly asked Natalia to write a guest post for their blog. Read it here.
Natalia and Robert Rodi, one of our July readers, will be on “Outside the Loop,” a local radio show/podcast on Loyola University Chicago’s WLUW-FM, Thursday, July 21 at 10 a.m. Central. Tune in if you’re local, or, if you missed it, download the podcast here: http://www.outsidetheloopradio.com.
By Alhaji Abdul-Rahman Harruna Attah, Managing Editor of The Accra Daily Mail, Ghana
This article first appeared in The Accra Daily Mail
The arts, it is said, enhance what science makes possible. Those societies that have found the right mix between science and the arts also somehow manage to get the development equation right. It certainly sounds like a cliché but any society that is made up of only science breeds automatons and when only the arts dominate, romantics take over… It’s almost like Kwegir Aggrey’s axiom of the black and white keys of the piano: Both are needed to create harmony.
Two editions ago of The Accra Mail I reported on Vice …