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Sunday Salon NYC has a new location as of Fall 2017

As of September 2017, Sunday Salon readings will take place at Von Bar at 3 Bleecker St. (between Bowery and Elizabeth St) in the East Village. Take the B, D, F, V to Broadway–Lafayette St or the 6 to Bleecker St.


With Carey Cranston, President of American Writers Museum
With Mitzi-Jill Rapkin, Writer, Teacher, Host of literary podcast First Draft
“An Illustrated History of Battlefield Medicine” by Edwin Rozic
“The Story Goes” by Racquel Goodison
“A Grandfather’s Guide to the Resistance” by Leland Cheuk
“Something to Lose: A Family History” by Brian Gresko
“Adam’s Falls” by Catherine Kapphahn
“Poetic Discotheque” and “Red Robin” by Myla Grier
“Self-Portrait of Night Street,” “Belonging,” and “Self-Portrait, Neighbor” by Ching-In Chen

COVER PHOTO by Guillermo Filice Castro

Sunday Salon Chicago: Evanston Literary Festival

A big thank you to Lynn Halller and John K. Wilson, co-organizers of Evanston Literary Festival, who invited us to join their 13 day long language and books celebration.

Our writers’ books were sold by Bookends & Beginnings, and Celtic Knot hosted.

Five truly fantastic writers shared their work with us: Toni Nealie, Suzanne Clores,  Ryan Kenealy, Lauryn Allison, and Quraysh Ali Lansana.

If your live in the Chicago area, check out this festival which has something for everyone.



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 …

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 …

Sunday Salon NYC is turning 11!

Come celebrate Sunday Salon NYC’s 11th year of literary love and community at the June 16, 2013 reading!

Introducing A Tale of Four Cities

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:

October 15th: A Literary Salon in London!

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

Show 6pm-8.30pm

Chicago Venue Change

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.

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