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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 | September 20, 2015

Books ahoy! Sunday Salon returns from summer break with a wind at our back and four writers onboard to kick off the super fall reading season. Join us on September 20th (after your journey to the Brooklyn Bookfest) in welcoming to the stage four incredible writers with stunning tales and new books. You know where: Jimmys no. 43. At 7pm.

 

Syreeta McFadden is a Brooklyn based writer, photographer, and adjunct professor of English. Her writing has appeared in the New York Times, The Guardian, BuzzFeed, Feministing, The Huffington Post, Salon and Storyscape Journal. She is the managing editor of the online literary magazine Union Station and a co-curator of …

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 …

NYC | April 19, 2015

We love April because 1) poetry, 2) poets, 3) spring, and 4) we’re celebrating this beautiful universe of verse with four immensely talented, award-winning poets at this month’s Sunday Salon. Yes, at the heart of it all: poetry! Come join us! At Jimmys no. 43. 7pm.CathyBookCover

Cathy Linh Che is the author of Split (Alice James Books), winner of the the Kundiman Poetry Prize and Norma Farber First Book Award from the Poetry Society of America. She has received awards from Poets & Writers, The Fine Arts Work Center at Provincetown, Hedgebrook, Poets House, The Asian American Literary Review, The Center for Book …

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 …

NYC | February 15, 2015

Hello, February! We’re celebrating matters of the heart and soul this month with people and things we adore: superb writers, stand-out books, and outstanding talent. Join us for what will be a luminous evening of literary love. At Jimmys no. 43. 7pm.

Jeffery Renard Allen is a Professor of English at Queens College of the City University of New York and an JeffAlleninstructor in the Writing Program at The New School and New York University. Allen is the author of five books, most recently the novel Song of the Shank (Graywolf Press, 2104), which is loosely based on the life of Blind …

NYC | January 18, 2015

Huzzah! Here come the literary fireworks and just in time for the new year! We’re welcoming four breathtaking writers to light up your evening and start off 2015 with a bang, boom, thunder, and abundant sparkle. Won’t you join us? At Jimmys no. 43. 7pm.

Erika Anderson teaches for the Sackett Street Writers’ Workshop. Her writing has appeared in the New York Times, Vanity Fair, Gawker, Creative Nonfiction, Buzzfeed Books, Interview Magazine, and has been nominated for a Pushcart Prize. She has an MFA from Vermont College of Fine Arts and lives in Brooklyn’s Crown Heights, where she co-hosts the Renegade Reading …

NYC | December 21, 2014

For the final chapter of the 2014 season, Sunday Salon welcomes five incredibly talented wordsmiths to the stage, including two contributors to the newly-published, much celebrated anthology, All about Skin: Short Fiction by Women of Color; a Baltimore-based poet who writes keenly about race; and two NY writers with guaranteed riotous stories. Come listen. Buy a book or two or four (hey, they make great gifts) and raise a glass to a wondrous literary year and beyond! 7 PM at Jimmys no. 43.
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Glendaliz Camacho was born and raised in the Washington Heights neighborhood of New York City. Her writing has appeared in …

NYC | November 16, 2014

This month, we are thrilled to host an amazing group of out-of-town writers! Joining us from Massachusetts are the fantastic Mel Bosworth, Christy Crutchfield, and Timothy Gager. The wonderful Mike Harvkey and Johanna Lane will be in from Hudson, New York to share their work. Come out to hear some great literature and to give these writers a warm welcome to the city! Jimmys no. 43. 7pm.BosworthCover

Mel Bosworth is the author of the novel Freight and the poetry chapbook Every Laundromat in the World. His work has appeared or is forthcoming in Hayden’s Ferry Review, Per Contra, New World Writing, and …

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