NYC | November 18, 2012: A Literary & Musical Respite

Please consider donating to the Red Cross, City Harvest, or Habitat for Humanity to support those affected by Hurricane Sandy. At this month’s event, we will be collecting donations for Habitat for Humanity.

On our minds and in our hearts: the evolving aftermath of the devastating storm and soon enough, the results of a tight presidential election. It has gotten heavy. Join us this month for some much needed literary and musical respite. Jimmy’s No. 43 is open for business and we’re eager to welcome these wonderfully talented artists to the stage. 7pm.

The author of the autobiographical novel Smarty Girl – Dublin Savage, …

NYC | October 21, 2012: Feast on Fiction

Hungry? We are too, so we’re preparing a flavorful feast of readings by four talented writers AND our musical guest, The Inner Banks, will provide some delectable music. You won’t want to miss this! At Jimmys No. 43, 7pm.PaulaBomer 150x150 NYC | October 21, 2012: Feast on Fiction

Paula Bomer is the author of the novel Nine Months (Soho Press 2012) and Baby and Other Stories (Word Riot Press, 2010), which received a starred review in Publisher’s Weekly and O Magazine put as number one in their “Titles to Pick Up Now” calling it a “brilliant, brutally raw debut collection.” Her fiction has appeared in dozens of journals and …

NYC | September 16, 2012: A Sizzling Season

Ah, summer. We’re not ready to say goodbye…so we won’t! Sunday Salon returns for a new season with a sizzling summer vibe and welcomes to the stage four sensational writers. You won’t want to miss this. At Jimmys 43. 7pm.JessicaHagedorn e1345471664967 NYC | September 16, 2012: A Sizzling Season

Jessica Hagedorn is the author of Toxicology, Dream Jungle, The Gangster Of Love, and Dogeaters, which won the American Book Award and was a finalist for the National Book Award in fiction. She is also the author of Danger And Beauty, a collection of poetry and prose, and the editor of Charlie Chan Is Dead: An Anthology of Contemporary Asian …

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 …

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