NYC | May 18, 2014

Happy May! We are so excited to announce our all-women powerhouse line-up for this lovely month. Come see five fabulous writers with forthcoming or recently published books share their prose on Sunday, May 18. It’s sure to be a great night. 7 PM at Jimmy’s No. 43.

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Julia Fierro is the author of Cutting Teeth, her debut novel to be released by St. Martin’s Press in May 2014. Cutting Teeth was recently included in Library Journal’s “Spring Best Debuts” and on “Most Anticipated Books of 2014” lists by HuffPost Books, The Millions, Flavorwire, Brooklyn Magazine, and Marie Claire. Her work has been published, …

NYC | April 27, 2014

Why do we love April so much? The days are longer, the weather is finally warm, and it’s National Poetry Month! We are honoring the occasion with readings by four amazing poets. On April 27, Terence Degnan, Patricia Spears Jones, Kim Triedman, and Sweta Srivastava Vikram take the Sunday Salon stage. We are also lucky to have Vikas K. Menon as our musical guest for the evening. Come out and celebrate poetry with us! 7 PM at Jimmy’s No. 43.

Terence Degnan is a poet in Brooklyn. He sometimes edits books of poems for Sock Monkey Press. He released a solo spoken-word …

NYC | March 16, 2014


It’s here, it’s here! On March 16th: The Fifth Annual Bread Loaf Writers at Sunday Salon’s Dark Tower Reading. 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. Join us in welcoming this year’s line up of five talented, award-winning writers who’ll share their illuminations on race and identity on the Salon stage! 7pm at Jimmy’s No. 43.


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NYC | February 16, 2014

Brrrr! It’s been a cold winter so far, but this month’s Sunday Salon is sure to warm you up. February 16 is your chance to get cozy with four talented writers. Sean H. Doyle, Victoria Lancelotta, Jonathan Papernick, and Joseph Riippi share their work at Jimmys No. 43. 7 PM.


Sean H. Doyle lives in Brooklyn, NY. His writing has appeared in Vol 1 Brooklyn, The Fiddleback, >kill author, The Rumpus, and other wonderful places kindly enough to publish him. He works hard every day to be a better person and is learning how to love himself more. Visit him at….

NYC | January 19, 2014

Hello, 2014! Ring in the new year with an evening of fantastic prose at Sunday Salon. Four wonderful writers will share their work on January 19. Jimmy’s No. 43. At 7pm.
Rudolph Delson lives in Brooklyn. His novel Maynard and Jennica was published in 2007. It won no prizes. His current project, a large online comedy called To Hell With You, is available here.
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Veronica Gonzalez Peña is the winner of the Aztlan Prize for Latino Literature and finalist for The Believer 2007 Fiction award. Her work …

NYC | December 15, 2013

What do you get when four literary daredevils meet at the crossroads? A guaranteed explosive evening of unique, talented voices! That’s what. And four compelling new books! Come join us for the mid-season reading finale at the December 15th Sunday Salon. Jimmys no. 43. At 7pm.

Ilana Garon (@IlanaGaron) has been working for ten years as anIlanaBookImage English teacher at a public high school in the Bronx, N.Y. She holds master’s degrees in English education and fine arts. In addition to Sunday Salon, her writing has appeared in The Guardian, Business Insider, Gotham Schools, Education Week, Dissent Magazine, Huffington Post, Tablet Magazine, and PresenTense Magazine. …

NYC | November 17, 2013

This month Sunday Salon is honored to host the NY Writers Coalition to celebrate community and the publication of What If Writing Is Dreaming Together? Eight exciting writers from NYWC will read from their work in this just published beautiful anthology. At Jimmys no. 43. 7pm.

NYWC will donate all proceeds from book sales at this event to typhoon relief in the Philippines.

About What If Writing Is Dreaming Together?

Since emerging in 2002, NY Writers Coalition has brought thousands ofBook Cover_WIWIDT creative writing opportunities to communities filled with stories that reflect the richness and heart of a city like New York. …

NYC | October 20, 2013

Yes, the more, the merrier. To celebrate the arrival of autumn, we’re welcoming not four, but five remarkably talented writers to the stage! Join us for an evening of spectacular readings at Jimmys no. 43. 7pm.

Jenny Halper won the 2011 Emerging Writer award from Our Stories, and has work in many places including Southeast Review, Joyland, Hot Metal Bridge, Construction, Necessary Fiction, and PANK. Her stories have been reprinted in Wigleaf Top 50 Very Short Fictions, Joyland Retro, and the anthology Sudden Flash Youth, and as a journalist she has written for the Boston Phoenix, Nylon Magazine, and Women on Film, among others. She is a 2009 graduate of Emerson …

NYC | September 15, 2013

Back from summer break and ready to welcome more fantastic writers to the stage, we’ve lined up some great readings for you at Sunday Salon this fall! Talented writers from Maine, Massachusetts, and NYC will kick off the season. Join us at Jimmys no. 43 at 7pm.

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A writer with more than 200 publication credits, a licensed New York City sightseeingjacobappel guide, and scholar …

NYC | June 16, 2013

If the arrival of summer isn’t enough reason to celebrate, we’ll add one more and it’s something special: Sunday Salon is turning 11! Yup. So we’re throwing a big party in a House upon the Dirt at Still Points North AND guess who’s coming? John Wayne and Bridget Davis and some Viking Kings and You are One of Them! (Confused? Please keep reading.) In other words, we’re gonna toast to another exciting year of literary love and community with four extraordinary writers and a truly talented musical guest. Come and raise a glass with us, dear reader/ Salon supporter! At Jimmys no. 43. 7pm.

Matt Bell’s first collection of stories, …

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