NYC | May 15, 2016

Get a Grip, Private Citizens (and) The Other One! This Is Not a Confession!

This is The Alignment of Titles of four new, mind-bending books.

Their authors are coming to the stage at Sunday Salon very soon.

It is/will be a planetary collision of mega-talent.

This is not an uncommon occurrence. Still, we’re really excited about it.

Please join us. May 15th.

We’ll have lots of stardust floating around Jimmys no. 43. At 7pm.

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Kathy Flann’s fiction has appeared in Shenandoah, The North American Review, The Michigan Quarterly Review, New Stories from the South, and other publications. A short story collection entitled Get a Grip won …

NYC | April 24, 2016

Hallelujah! The event you’ve been waiting for is on the horizon. In celebration of poetry month, four luminous poets take flight—on the stage via their poems—at this month’s Sunday Salon. The enchantment begins at 7pm at Jimmys no. 43. Please join us!

Wo Chan is a queer Fujianese immigrant, poet, and drag performer. Wo is the recipient of honors from Poets House, Kundiman, Asian American Writers Workshop, and Lambda Literary, and is published in The Margins, Cortlandt Review, No Tokens, and others. Wo is also a member of the Brooklyn based drag alliance Switch N’ Play, and has performed at various venues, including weddings, municipal Pride festivals, Ivy League institutions, and the Architectural …

NYC | March 20, 2016

The season of illumination is near! Spring arrives on March 20th and so does the 7th Annual Bread Loaf Writers from the Dark Tower Reading at Sunday Salon. This highly anticipated event features talented writers of color, who’ve connected and cultivated their work at past Bread Loaf Writers’ Conferences. Our magnificent MC for the evening, Charles Rice-Gonzalez, will welcome to the stage five incredibly talented poets and writers, who’ll share their insights on race and identity. You won’t want to miss this! At Jimmys no. 43. 7pm. Much gratitude to Ru Freeman for curating this special event each year!

 

Allison Albino studied creative writing at Sarah Lawrence College and has a …

NYC | February 21, 2016

Fierce literary forces are heading our way! February brings compelling new books by four bold and brilliant authors/poets to the Salon stage. Join us! You’ll want to get caught in this beautiful storm. At Jimmys no. 43. 7pm.

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WORD Books will be our bookseller at this evening’s event.

 

 

 

CheneyBookCoverMatthew Cheney’s debut collection, Blood: Stories, won the Hudson Prize and will be published by Black Lawrence Press in January 2016. His work has been published by English Journal, One Story, Unstuck, Weird Tales, Web Conjunctions, Strange Horizons, Failbetter.com, …

NYC | January 24, 2016

We’re kicking off 2016 with an event to celebrate the international anthology A Kind of Compass: Stories on Distance and One Story, Thirty Stories: An Anthology of Contemporary Afghan American Literature. Join us in welcoming these wonderful writers to the Salon stage for what will be a compelling evening. Jimmys no. 43. At 7pm.

Gina Apostol’s last novel, Gun Dealers’ Daughter, won the 2013 PEN/Open Book Award and was Gina Apostolshortlisted for the 2014 William Saroyan International Prize. Her first two novels, Bibliolepsy and The Revolution According to Raymundo Mata, both won the Juan Laya Prize for the Novel (Philippine National Book Award). …

Ft. Lauderdale | January 24, 2016

Hello, 2016! We’re ready for the new year and excited to start it off the right way: with literature! Orange Island Arts Foundation and Sunday Salon are thrilled to welcome M.J. Fievre and Geoffrey Philp as our readers this month. Please join us at Undergrounds Coffeehaus at 3020 N Federal Hwy (map) at 6:30 pm.

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Born in Port-au-Prince, Haiti, M.J. Fievre published her first mystery novel, Le Feu de la Vengeance, at the age of sixteen. At nineteen, she signed her first book contract with Hachette-Deschamps, in Haiti, for the publication of a Young Adult book titled …

NYC | December 20, 2015

To literary love in 2015. To the page, the book, the literary magazine. To wintertide arriving curbside. To you along for the joyride. We’re celebrating it all at the next Sunday Salon. With poetry! Let’s toast! Join us in welcoming to the stage four phenomenal poets and a special musical guest. They’re gonna amplify your world. At Jimmys no. 43. 7pm.Castro_Guillermo_Filice_COVGuillermo Filice Castro’s newly minted collection of poems is Agua, Fuego (Finishing Line Press, 2015). He’s the recipient of an Emerge-Surface-Be fellowship from the Poetry Project. His work is featured in About Place, Assaracus, Barrow Street, The Brooklyn Rail, Court Green, The …

NYC | November 15, 2015

Beautiful, blazing autumn in full gear, HOT OFF THE PRESS literary bounty is here! We’re excited to welcome four amazingly talented writers with shiny, new books and a startling musical guest to the November Sunday Salon. Let their stories and songs occupy your weekend (and nights and plane/train rides and lunch breaks). Join us! Jimmys no. 43. At 7pm.pongcover1200

Leland Cheuk is a MacDowell Colony fellow, whose work has appeared or is forthcoming in publications such as Kenyon Review, [PANK] …

NYC | October 18, 2015

Rain or shine (or probably both), October brings diverse, award-winning writers to the Salon stage and we can’t wait! Let’s raise a glass to compelling literary voices, noteworthy books, and sweeter fall weather. See you at Jimmys no. 43. At 7pm.

Juventud Full Cover Redo-1Vanessa Blakeslee’s first collection of stories Train Shots won the 2014 Independent Publisher’s Gold Medal for Short Story Fiction and has been optioned as a feature film by writer/director Hannah Beth King. Her debut novel is titled Juventud.

Orlando Ferrand was born in Santiago de Cuba, Cuba, and moved to New York City in his late teens. His memoir Apologia: Cuban Childhood in My Backpack, received …

NYC | September 20, 2015

Books ahoy! Sunday Salon returns from summer break with a wind at our back and four writers onboard to kick off the super fall reading season. Join us on September 20th (after your journey to the Brooklyn Bookfest) in welcoming to the stage four incredible writers with stunning tales and new books. You know where: Jimmys no. 43. At 7pm.

 

Syreeta McFadden is a Brooklyn based writer, photographer, and adjunct professor of English. Her writing has appeared in the New York Times, The Guardian, BuzzFeed, Feministing, The Huffington Post, Salon and Storyscape Journal. She is the managing editor of the online literary magazine Union Station and a co-curator of …

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