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NYC | November 19, 2017

A luminous literary lineup lands at the November 19th Sunday Salon. Like gold in your pocket. (Yes, autumn is a cool, but gracious season.) Join us in welcoming to the mic four fierce, funny, and insightful writers with new books. You won’t want to miss this event. At Von Bar, 3 Bleecker St. 7pm.

Abeer Y. Hoque is a Nigerian born Bangladeshi American writer and photographer. She likes angry feminists, ink on paper, and salt. Her books include a travel photography and poetry monograph (The Long Way Home, 2013), a linked collection of stories, poems, and photographs (The Lovers and the Leavers, …

Chicago/November 19, 2017

We’re bringing you one last blast of prose before true winter sets in! Please join us at 7pm at Riverview Tavern, 1958 W Roscoe in Chicago’s Roscoe Village. Here’s our fantastic lineup: GERALD BRENNAN, CRIS MAZZA, ALAN CROSS, CORNELIA SPELMAN. Come early if you want to grab dinner and a good seat.

Gerald Brennan graduated from the United States Military Academy at West Point, and earned a Master’s from Columbia University’s Graduate School of Journalism. He’s the founder of Tortoise Books, as well as the author of Resistance, Zero Phase, Public Loneliness, and Island of Clouds. He’s been profiled in Newcity and featured in Hypertext Magazine, and his writing has appeared in the Chicago Tribune, The Good Men Project, and Innerview Magazine. A self-described …

NYC | October 22, 2017

Autumn brings startling perspective and talent to the literary space on the page and at the mic at the October Sunday Salon! We’re excited to welcome four remarkable writers with new novels, short stories, and poetry. Join us at our current venue, Von Bar at 3 Bleecker St. (It’s super cool.) At 7pm.

Michael Hawley’s short stories have appeared in Alaska Quarterly Review, Boston Review, The New Yorker, Post Road Magazine, The Southern Review and other publications. Some of his published work can be accessed at michaelhawleyfiction.com. He lives in New York City. (photo by Amy Quint, AFQ Photography)

Carlos Hernandez is the author …

Chicago | September 24, 2017

Celebrate the return of fall to Chicago with poetry and prose at our fall reading! The line-up is AMAZING! The reading is at 7pm at the Riverview Tavern, 1958 W. Roscoe Ave. in Chicago’s Roscoe Village neighborhood. Come early if you want to have dinner and grab a good seat.

The readers are ADA CHENG, JIMIN HAN, DAVID HICKS, EDWARD KELSEY MOORE, and DAVID LAZAR (bios below)

Ada Cheng is a professor-turned storyteller and performing artist. She is the winner of 2017Bughouse Square Debates. She has been featured at storytelling shows in Chicago, Atlanta, Cedar Rapids, New York, Asheville, and Kansas City. She has …

NYC | September 24, 2017

Save the date & celebrate! On September 24th, Sunday Salon returns from summer break (and an oh so a brief hiatus) just in time to kickoff the fall literary season. Join us this month in welcoming to the mic a stunning novelist, short story writer, and poet. You won’t want to miss this incredible lineup. Please note: the reading series has relocated to Von Bar at 3 Bleecker Street in the East Village. Come toast to a triple crown of award winning talent and to new beginnings! At 7pm.

Lisa Ko is the author of The Leavers, a novel which won the 2016 …

Chicago / July 30, 2017

Join Sunday Salon Chicago in July as we celebrate four outstanding Chicago writers: Amin Ahmed, Nadine Kenney Johnstone, Dipika Mukherjee, and Rachel Jamison Webster. Our writers will be sharing mystery novels, memoir, fiction and poetry.  We’re also featuring Chicago Books to Women in Prison, our non-profit of the month. https://chicagobwp.org/about-us/

Roscoe Books will be selling our authors’ books after the reading. We’ll also have copies of Chicago Quarterly Review’s excellent South Asian American Issue in which Dipika Mukherjee’s writing appears.  http://www.roscoebooks.com/

NYC | June 18, 2017

On June 18th, we’re celebrating 15 YEARS of literary love in NYC! That’s right: 15! For this special event, EAST meets WEST. Two superb NYC-based writers join a marvelous trio of literary talent from California, Oregon, and Washington to make magic on the stage. Join us in welcoming these indelible voices of the literary arts and let’s raise a glass to another year of phenomenal readings. At Jimmys no. 43. At 7pm.

Hari Alluri is the author of The Flayed City (Kaya) and the chapbook The Promise of Rust (Mouthfeel). His work appears …

Chicago / May 21, 2017

The rain is breaking and spring is finally here, along with Sunday Salon Chicago’s May 21 event! Please join us for one of our best lineups ever. We guarantee excellent poetry and prose, along with good beer at Riverview Tavern’s bar, and even better conversation!

 

Gint Aras (Karolis Gintaras Žukauskas) is the author of two books, the cult novel Finding the Moon in Sugar (2009), and The Fugue, finalist for the 2016 Chicago Writers Association’s Book of the Year award. He works as a teacher of Language Arts and Humanities in a community college and is the leader of the Gint Aras Prose Workshop in Oak Park where he lives with his family.

 

Re’Lynn Hansen’s …

Chicago / May 21

Leslie Parry is the author of the novel Church of Marvels (Ecco, 2015). Her short fiction has appeared in such publications as The Missouri Review, Virginia Quarterly Review, Indiana Review, and The PEN/O. Henry Prize Stories. She is the recent recipient of a creative writing fellowship from the National Endowment for the Arts. She lives in Chicago.

Chicago / May 21

Re’Lynn Hansen’s prose poem memoir, To Some Women I Have Known, is published by White Pine Press. Her work has appeared in Hawai’i Review, Prism, Rhino, New Madrid, Water~Stone, New South,  Poem Memoir Story, Fourth Genre and online at contrary and Slag Glass City. She is the recipient of the New South Prose Prize and the Prism International Creative Nonfiction Prize. Her chapbook 25 Sightings of the Ivory Billed Woodpecker was published by Firewheel Press. Her Novel Take Me to the Underground was nominated for a Lambda Literary award. She edits Punctuate: A Nonfiction Magazine.  Her work is at www.relynnhansen.com

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