South Florida : Sunday Salon

Ft. Lauderdale | March 13, 2016

Orange Island Arts Foundation is thrilled to be the official host of Sunday Salon South Florida! The next reading, featuring novelists Kathy Flann and Louis K. Lowy, is on March 13th and will start promptly at 7pm (doors open at 6:30pm) at the Undergrounds Coffeehaus in Ft. Lauderdale. Doors of the café open at 4pm.

For more information, contact Sergio Mora at [email protected] or visit our website


KathyFlannHeadshotKathy 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 the …

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.


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 …

Ft. Lauderdale | September 20, 2015

The bad news: summer will be over before you know it. The good news: September brings our fourth South Florida Salon! We are very pleased to announce Gregg Shapiro and Dan Vera as our readers for the evening. Please join us on September 20th for what is sure to be a fantastic night. You know you want to.  At Undergrounds Coffeehaus at 3020 N Federal Hwy (map). 6:30pm. 

Gregg Shapiro is the author of the short story collection Lincoln Avenue (Squares and Rebels Press, 2014Author pic color 1(Shapiro-300dpi-5inch-color)), as well as the chapbook GREGG SHAPIRO: 77 (Souvenir Spoon Press, 2012) and the poetry …

Ft. Lauderdale | July 12, 2015

Summer is in full swing and so too is our South Florida Salon! We are thrilled to have two fantastic Floridian authors for our third Ft. Lauderdale reading. Come in from the heat, enjoy a delicious coffee, and listen to some wonderful prose at Undergrounds Coffeehaus at 3020 N Federal Hwy (map). The event kicks off at 6:30pm.

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Elisa Albo’s new chapbook Each Day More is a collection of elegies. A previous collection, Passage to America, now available as an ebook, recounts her family immigrant story. Her poems have been published in journals and anthologies, including Alimentum, Bomb Magazine, Crab Orchard Review, …

Ft. Lauderdale | May 31, 2015

Literary stars are shining on the Sunshine State! Sunday Salon Ft. Lauderdale is excited to welcome two more wondrous writers to the stage for the second installment of its already awe-inspiring series. The event will be sponsored by Burrow Press.  At Undergrounds Coffeehaus at 3020 N Federal Hwy (map). 6:30pm. Come raise a glass to the stars!wherebearsroamthestreets

Jeff Parker is the author of several books including Where Bears Roam the Streets: A Russian Journal (Harper Collins), the novel Ovenman (Tin House), and the short story collection The Taste of …

Ft. Lauderdale | March 15, 2015: The Inaugural Salon

Great news for the sun-loving book lover, writer, poet, & literati: Sunday Salon South Florida has arrived! Thanks to the Salon teams in Ft. Lauderdale and Miami (meet our marvelous new team members here: South Florida), the series will feature an exciting lineup of writers and poets at their respective home venues.

On March 15th, please join us in welcoming two superb writers for our inaugural Sunday Salon event in Ft. Lauderdale. At Undergrounds Coffeehaus at 3020 N Federal Hwy (map). 7pm. Huzzah!

Kimberly Burwick is the author of Has No Kinsmen (Red Hen Press, 2006), Horses in the Cathedral, GNB_coverwinner of the Robert Dana Prize (Anhinga Press, …