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 

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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. …

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