NYC | April 21, 2013

Hello, Spring. You’re just in time for the party. We’re celebrating all of your April showers and blooming flowers with… poetry! That’s right. In honor of you and for the love of poetry (this month and always), six remarkable poets will grace the stage to share their verse at Jimmys no. 43. At 7pm. We can’t wait!

Born to a Mexican mother and Jewish father, Rosebud Ben-Oni is a 2013 CantoMundo Fellow. A Leopold Schepp Scholar at New York University, she won the Seth Barkas Prize for Best Short Story and The Thomas Wolfe/Phi Beta Kappa Prize for Best Poetry Collection. …

NYC | March 17, 2013

Sunday Salon is thrilled to be hosting the fourth annual Bread Loaf Writers From the Dark Tower Reading on March 17th. Thanks to Ru Freeman, author of On Sal Mal Lane and the MC for the evening, this special event will feature talented writers of color, who’ve all had the honor of connecting and cultivating their work at past Bread Loaf Writers’ Conferences, and shared their illuminations on race and identity on the Salon stage. This year’s line up of five talented, award-winning writers and a marvelous musical guest is guaranteed to bring the house down.

Michael Copperman’s fiction and nonfiction have appeared in The Sun, The Oxford-American, Creative Nonfiction, Gulf …

NYC | February 17, 2013

It’s your lucky month. Between Valentine’s Day and the Oscars, February’s Sunday Salon will keep you feeling golden. Join us for a spectacular midwinter reading with four dandy writers. At Jimmysno43. 7pm.

Kate Hill Cantrill’s writing has appeared in various literary publications, including Story Quarterly, Salt Hill, The Believer, Blackbird, QuickFiction, Mississippi Review, Smokelong Quarterly, Swink, Wigleaf and others. She has been awarded fellowships from the Corporation of Yaddo, the Jentel Artists Residency, the Virginia Center for Creative Arts, and the James A. Michener Fund. She has taught fiction writing at The University of the Arts, The University of Texas, and …

NYC | January 20, 2013: A Page Turner New Year!

Happy 2013! We’re grateful and thrilled to return to a new year of literary and musical bounty. This month, super talented writers from NYC, Boston, & Providence and a lovely songstress from Memphis/Brooklyn commune at Jimmys No. 43 to wow our socks off. Come toast to great books and a wonderful new year with us! 7pm.

Alex Gilvarry is the author of the novel From the Memoirs of a Non-Enemy Combatant, a New York Times Book Review “Editor’s Choice” selection, published by Viking in 2012. He has written for Vogue, The Paris Review Daily, and his essays have been broadcast …

NYC | December 16, 2012: Books, Music, & Other Miracles

This merry month, Sunday Salon is thrilled to welcome more marvelous literary and musical talent to celebrate winter solstice and a heckuva year. Come sleet, come snow, come join us! At Jimmys No. 43. 7pm.

Jimmy’s No. 43, our cozy venue, is raising funds through Kickstarter until December 25th to shiny up the back room and update the sound system, lighting, etc. Please donate here and make the Back Room/Small Stage an even more splendid arts space in the new year. Thank you!

Much gratitude to our supporters who donated at last month’s reading to Habitat for Humanity for those affected by the storm….

NYC | November 18, 2012: A Literary & Musical Respite

Please consider donating to the Red Cross, City Harvest, or Habitat for Humanity to support those affected by Hurricane Sandy. At this month’s event, we will be collecting donations for Habitat for Humanity.

On our minds and in our hearts: the evolving aftermath of the devastating storm and soon enough, the results of a tight presidential election. It has gotten heavy. Join us this month for some much needed literary and musical respite. Jimmy’s No. 43 is open for business and we’re eager to welcome these wonderfully talented artists to the stage. 7pm.

The author of the autobiographical novel Smarty Girl – Dublin Savage, …

NYC | October 21, 2012: Feast on Fiction

Hungry? We are too, so we’re preparing a flavorful feast of readings by four talented writers AND our musical guest, The Inner Banks, will provide some delectable music. You won’t want to miss this! At Jimmys No. 43, 7pm.

Paula Bomer is the author of the novel Nine Months (Soho Press 2012) and Baby and Other Stories (Word Riot Press, 2010), which received a starred review in Publisher’s Weekly and O Magazine put as number one in their “Titles to Pick Up Now” calling it a “brilliant, brutally raw debut collection.” Her fiction has appeared in dozens of journals and …

NYC | September 16, 2012: A Sizzling Season

Ah, summer. We’re not ready to say goodbye…so we won’t! Sunday Salon returns for a new season with a sizzling summer vibe and welcomes to the stage four sensational writers. You won’t want to miss this. At Jimmys 43. 7pm.

Jessica Hagedorn is the author of Toxicology, Dream Jungle, The Gangster Of Love, and Dogeaters, which won the American Book Award and was a finalist for the National Book Award in fiction. She is also the author of Danger And Beauty, a collection of poetry and prose, and the editor of Charlie Chan Is Dead: An Anthology of Contemporary Asian …

NYC | June 24, 2012: 10 Years in NYC!

In June 2002, Sunday Salon kicked off its first reading in a bar on the Upper West Side. Ten years and two bars later, the series has welcomed over 370 marvelous writers and many talented musical guests. We’ll celebrate the series’ first decade of literary love this month with four more superb writers and original music from Michael Dickes. Come toast with us! At Jimmys 43. 7pm.

Gina Apostol’s first two novels, Bibliolepsy (University of the Philippines Press) and The Revolution According to Raymundo Mata (Anvil Publishing), each …

NYC | May 20, 2012

Ah, the arrival of May. How much do we love this month? This very merry literary month? We’ll give you five reasons at the upcoming Sunday Salon. Hint: four will read from their new books/work, and one (really four in one) will perform from a new EP. Come join us! At Jimmys 43. 7pm.

Catherine Chung is the author of Forgotten Country. She is a Granta New Voice, and her work has appeared in Epoch Magazine, The Journal, and Quarterly West, among others. She is a member …

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