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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 …

NYC | October 19, 2014

Autumn bliss: cool weather, nature’s blazing colors, and this month’s Sunday Salon are already something to rave about. Join us in welcoming four prodigiously, multi-talented writers for a divine intersection of prose and poetry. Jimmys no. 43. 7pm.

Good Americans - Front 600x960Tejas Desai is the author of the novel The Brotherhood (2012) and the short story collection Good Americans (2013). He is the founder of The New Wei literary movement, which seeks to promote provocative narrative artists. His articles on literature have been published in the Huffington Post and other publications. A professional librarian, he holds an MFA in Creative Writing and …

NYC | September 21, 2014

We’re back! The end of summer is just the beginning of more exciting literary celebrations! We’re over the moon to welcome to the stage four newly-published Dock Street Press authors, an award-winning poet, and a beloved musical guest. Come raise a glass or two to shiny, new books and electrifying literary & musical talent! Jimmys no. 43. 7pm.

Dane Bahr is the editor of Dock Street Press. He lives in Seattle with his wife. ThompsonBookCover

Kyle Coma-Thompson is the author of The Lucky Body (Dock Street Press, 2013); Qua, a novel, is forthcoming in 2015.

Sara Lippmann’s work has appeared in The Good …

NYC | June 15, 2014

Happy Birthday to us! This month, Sunday Salon turns 12. We can hardly believe it’s been another year of literary love. To celebrate, we’re hosting the wonderful writers D. Foy, Brian Gresko, Eric Nelson, Emily Schultz, and Bob Smith. We hope you can join the party, too! 7:30pm at Jimmys no. 43.

D. Foy’s work has appeared in Salon, Bomb, Post Road, Electric Literature, The Literary Review, Frequencies, The Collagist, DFoy_MadeToBreak_Coverand The Georgia Review, among others, and has been included in the books Laundromat and Forty Stories: New Writing from Harper Perennial. He is the author of the novel, Made to Break, and lives in Brooklyn. His website is www.dfoyble.com. 

Brian Gresko …

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