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, BibliolepsyGun Dealer e1339121208638 NYC | June 24, 2012: 10 Years in NYC! SensualistCoverImage e1339121609661 NYC | June 24, 2012: 10 Years in NYC!(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 FORGOTTEN COUNTRY by Catherine Chung e1335762366140 NYC | May 20, 2012month? 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.ayiti e1335762494752 NYC | May 20, 2012

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 …

NYC | April 15, 2012

Spring is in the air, but no April showers here! It’s going to be kino 500 e1333160861256 NYC | April 15, 2012thunderbolt and lightning of the literary kind. Join us in welcoming to the stage five remarkable writers whose powers defy Doppler radar. At Jimmys 43. 7pm. Bring your thirsty selves. Leave the umbrellas at home.

Jürgen Fauth is a writer, film critic, translator, and co-founder of the literary community Fictionaut. He was born in Wiesbaden, Germany, and received his doctorate from the Center for Writers at the University of Southern Mississippi. He lives with his wife, writer Marcy Dermansky, and their daughter Nina. Kino is his …

NYC | March 18, 2012

It’s time for the 3rd annual Sunday Salon/Bread Loaf Dark Tower Reading! Thanks to writer, Ru Freeman, this special event has featured 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? Five skillful poets/writers guaranteed to elevate the house. Special musical guest, Greene Girl, joins in the heavenly ruckus. At Jimmys 43. 7pm.

Darrel Alejandro Holnes is an award-winning poet and playwright from Panama City, Panama and the Programs Director of the Poetry Society of America. He holds degrees in Creative Writing …

NYC | February 19, 2012: Literary & Musical Sizzle!

We’re welcoming that pleasingly potent combination of literary and musical talent at the upcoming Salon. So escape the wintry winds and long work week for an inspiring new year event. Join us! 7pm.

Suzzy Roche is a singer/songwriter/performer/ and founding member ofWaywardSaints e1327941574754 NYC | February 19, 2012: Literary & Musical Sizzle! the singing group The Roches. She has recorded over fifteen albums, written music for TV and Film, and toured extensively for thirty years all across the U.S. and Europe. Zero Church: an unusual collection of prayers (a collaboration with Maggie Roche) which was developed at Harvard’s Institute on the Arts and Civic Dialogue was originally staged at …

January 15, 2012: Writers & Books for the New Year!

Sunday Salon is celebrating the new year with new books! Join us in welcoming four writers who’ll transport you to wondrous, urgent places. At Jimmys 43.

Called “disturbing, edgy and provocative” by Book Magazine, BohemianGirl e1324234673554 January 15, 2012: Writers & Books for the New Year!Terese Svoboda’s work is often the surreal poetry of a nightmare yet is written with such wit, verve and passion that she can address the direst subject. “She will, of course, compared to Willa Cather — and deservedly so,” wrote Kurt Andersen of her most recent novel, Bohemian Girl. A “fabulous fabulist” according to Publisher’s Weekly, Vogue lauded her first novel, Cannibal, as a female Heart of …

NYC | December 18, 2011: Occupy Literature

Escape. Madness. Protest. Redemption. They’re all making a special appearance at the final Sunday Salon of 2011. Just in time for the holidays! Join us, won’t you? At Jimmys 43.

David Unger was born in Guatemala City in 1950 andPriceOfEscape1 e1322793625564 NYC | December 18, 2011: Occupy Literature now lives in Brooklyn, New York. He is the author of The Price of Escape (Akashic Books, 2011), Para mi, eres divina (Random House Mondadori, Mexico, 2011), Ni chicha, ni limonada (F & G Editores, Guatemala, 2009; Recorded Books, 2010), and Life in the Damn Tropics (Wisconsin University Press; Plaza y Janes, Mexico, 2004; Locus Press, Taiwan, 2007). He has …

NYC | November 20, 2011: Men Undressed + Green Girl + Music

Join us for a special evening of readings by four super women writers, three will be reading from the Men Undressed e1320006174571 NYC | November 20, 2011: Men Undressed + Green Girl + Musicnew anthology Men Undressed: Women Writers on the Male Sexual Experience and one from her new novel, Green Girl, about that important and frightening and exhilarating period of being adrift and screwing up, a time when drunken hook-ups and infatuations, nervous breakdowns, and ecstatic epiphanies are the order of the day. With musical guests Michael Indeglio and Tina Mathieu, the evening’s gonna sizzle!

Christine Lee Zilka is the Editor-at-Large at Kartika Review. Her work has appeared or is forthcoming in journals …

NYC | October 16, 2011: An Evening of Short Fiction

Join us for a special night of short fiction by some of today’s most talented writers! 7pm at Jimmys 43. We’ll also raise a glass to the arrival of autumn. Ah.

Kathy Fish’s stories have been published in Guernica, Indiana WildLife NYC | October 16, 2011:  An Evening of Short FictionReview, The Denver Quarterly, Quick Fiction, and elsewhere. She guest edited Dzanc Books’ Best of the Web 2010 and has published three collections of short fiction: TOGETHER WE CAN BURY IT (Cow Heavy Books, forthcoming 2011), WILD LIFE (Matter Press, 2011), and a chapbook in A PECULIAR FEELING OF RESTLESSNESS: FOUR CHAPBOOKS OF SHORT SHORT FICTION BY FOUR WOMEN (Rose …

NYC | September 11, 2011: Dax-Devlon Ross, Elizabeth Eslami, Joseph Salvatore, & Courtney Maum

Sunday Salon is back for another fantastic reading season with new and beloved writers at Jimmys 43 (43 E. 7th St). Join us for the first celebration! 7pm.

Elizabeth Eslami is a graduate of Sarah LawrenceBoneWorship FINAL 147x150 NYC | September 11, 2011: Dax Devlon Ross, Elizabeth Eslami, Joseph Salvatore, & Courtney Maum College and the Warren Wilson MFA Program for Writers. Her debut novel, Bone Worship (Pegasus, 2010), about the complex relationship between an Iranian father and his daughter, has been called “a treasure” by author David Haynes, and Janet Peery has called Eslami “a writer of uncommon wit and depth.” Her essays, short stories, and travel writing have appeared in numerous publications, including The Millions, …

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