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, …

NYC | June 12, 2011: The Salon celebrates 9 years!

Break out the champagne! This month, Sunday Salon will celebrate 9 years of literary love. Since 2002, we’ve welcomed to the stage over 360 fantastic writers from near and far, and we’re going to, as the fabulous M. Jackson put it, “Keep on with the force don’t stop!” Join us in welcoming four more literary powerhouses and a special musical guest. Let’s celebrate! At Jimmys 43, 7pm.

Justin Taylor is the author of the novel, The Gospel of tn NYC | June 12, 2011: The Salon celebrates 9 years!Anarchy, and the story collection, Everything Here is the Best Thing Ever. Both books were New York Times Editor’s Choice selections. With …

NYC | May 15, 2011

April showers are bringing beautiful May flowers of the literary type to the next Sunday Salon! Do come and check out these not-your-garden-variety writers. Jimmys 43 at 7pm.

Jess Row is the author of two collections of short stories, The Train Nobody Ever Gets Lost by Jess Row e1304121641453 NYC | May 15, 2011to Lo Wu and Nobody Ever Gets Lost (just published in February 2011). His fiction has appeared in The Atlantic, Granta, Conjunctions, Ploughshares, and many other journals, and has received a Whiting Writers Award, a PEN/O. Henry Award, two Pushcart Prizes, and three selections for The Best American Short Stories. In 2007 he was named a “Best Young American …

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