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 seanhdoyle.com.
Victoria Lancelotta is the author of Here in the World: 13 Stories, and the novels Far and Coeurs Blesses. Her fiction has appeared in the Mississippi Review, nerve.com, The Best American Short Stories 2009, McSweeneys, and other magazines, both print and electronic. Her work has been anthologized in The Best of Literal Latte and Blue Cathedral: Short Fiction for the New Millenium. She has been a fellow at the Provincetown Fine Arts Work Center, the Djerassi Foundation, and the MacDowell Colony. She is the recipient of a Tennessee Individual Artist Fellowship, a Maryland State Arts Council Individual Artist Grant, and a National Endowment for the Arts Fellowship.
Jonathan Papernick is the author of the story collections There Is No Other and The Ascent of Eli Israel, and the novel Who by Fire, Who by Blood. His work has appeared in Night Train, Exile: The Literary Quarterly, Nerve, Folio, Failbetter, The Drum, Confrontation, The Reading Room and Post Road as well as numerous anthologies. He is currently at work on his third collection of stories Gallery of the Disappeared Men and is revising a novel about a con man who sells the Brooklyn Bridge. He recently released a limited-edition self-published mini-collection of erotic stories entitled XYXX. He is Senior Writer-in-Residence at Emerson College in Boston.
Joseph Riippi is author of the books A Cloth House, The Orange Suitcase, and Do Something! Do Something! Do Something!. His writing has appeared in Tin House, Bomb, and most recently Electric Literature’s Recommended Reading, where an excerpt of his latest novel Because was suggested by his publisher Civil Coping Mechanisms. In October, CCM will also release Riippi’s next book, Research (A novel for performance), and a chapbook (with illustrations by Edward Mullany) called Puyallup, Washington (an interrogation) is forthcoming later this year from Publishing Genius. Joseph lives with his wife in Fort Greene, Brooklyn, and you can visit him at josephriippi.com.