After completing an MFA in Creative Writing at The New School, Nita Noveno asked her MFA advisor, Honor Moore, some advice for the writing life: “What do I do next?”
Moore replied, “Start a reading series!”
So Sunday Salon was born.
Based in New York City and founded in the summer of 2002, Sunday Salon swept through the Midwest to Chicago in 2006, and had stints in Nairobi, London, and South Florida. In 2007 Sunday Salon launched an online zine to showcase the prose, poetry and artistic talents of its alumni and up and coming writers.
Our Indomintable Hosts
Sunday Salon Founder, Nita Noveno, and co-host Sara Lippmann keep a refreshing blend of new and experienced literary voices on tap. And a special thanks to past, present (and sometimes returning!) Sunday Salon Alumni Co-Collaborators Emily Cementina, Caroline Berger, Wah-Ming Chang, Krista Madsen, Barbara Sueko McGuire, and Lynne Bamat Mijangos.
Nita Noveno teaches composition and literature at the Borough of Manhattan Community College, City University of New York. She is a graduate of The New School MFA Creative Writing Program. Her work has appeared in Kweli, The MacGuffin, About Place Journal, and the Asian American Writers’ Workshop’s Open City Magazine. Originally from Southeast Alaska, she lives in Queens.
Co-Host, Writer, Teacher
Sunday Salon’s online magazine features emerging poetry and prose, publishing writing that grapples with the emotive truths of all things lost and adrift. We’re looking for powerful work that engages us through our emotions, senses, and realities—marking a sense of urgency we find is important for art that affects others with a drive for social change.
Sunday Salon Chicago
Visit our sister series, Sunday Salon Chicago, which offers the Windy City’s most compelling prose each month. Stop by THE REVELER, 3403 N Damen Ave (corner of Damen and Roscoe) in Roscoe Village, Chicago the last Sunday of every other month at 7:00 p.m. for a sample and hear what’s going on.