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 Poets in Unexpected Places. She is currently working on collections of short stories and essays.
Vu Tran was born in Saigon, Vietnam and raised in Oklahoma. He is the winner of a Whiting Award, and his short stories have appeared in many publications, including the O. Henry Prize Stories and the Best American Mystery Stories. He teaches creative writing at the University of Chicago.
Kirstin Valdez Quade’s fiction has appeared in The New Yorker, The Best American Short Stories, and elsewhere. A recipient of the 2014 National Book Foundation’s 5 Under 35 award, she was a Stegner Fellow and Jones Lecturer at Stanford University and teaches writing as the Nicholas Delbanco Visiting Professor at the University of Michigan.