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Sunday Salon witnessed the work of over 600 emerging and established writers, poets, and artists to include Pulitzer Prize, Booker Prize, American Book Award winners. Join us.

A literary community built by writers and poets, Sunday Salon is sustained by literary enthusiasts like you. Our mission is to feature emerging and established writers and poets at monthly readings. To share and celebrate marvelous stories, essays, and poetry. To entertain. To inspire.

Sunday Salon has welcomed to the mic:

Pulitzer Prize Winners

Tyehimba Jess
Gregory Pardlo
Yusef Komunyakaa

mAN bOOKER PRIZE WINNER
Marlon James
american book award Winners

Allison Adelle Hedge Coke
Jessica Hagedorn
Marlon James
LeAnne Howe
Natalie Diaz
Emily Raboteau

PEN AMERICAN LITERARY award Winners

Lisa Ko
Crystal Hana Kim
Saeed, Jones
Mia Alvar
Gina Apostol
Nina McConigley
Mark Doty
Minal Hajratwala
Monique Truong

Whiting award Winners

Jeffery Renard Allen
Alexander Chee
Edward C. Corral
Mark Doty
Kaitlyn Greenidge
Major Jackson
Mitchell Jackson
Tyehimba Jess
Alice Sola Kim
Rickey Laurentiis
Roger Reeves
Jess Row
Vu Tran
Joshua Weiner
Phillip B. Williams

Distinguished Readers

Marlon James

Marlon James is the author of John Crow’s Devil (2005), The Book of Night Women (2009), A Brief History of Seven Killings (2014), winner of the 2015 Man Booker Prize, and Black Leopard, Red Wolf (2019).

Roxane Gay

Roxane Gay is the author of the books Ayiti, An Untamed State, the New York Times bestselling Bad Feminist, the nationally bestselling Difficult Women and the New York Times bestselling Hunger.

Ivelisse Rodriguez

Ivelisse Rodriguez’s short story collection, Love War Stories (Feminist Press, 2018), was a 2019 PEN/Faulkner finalist and a 2018 Foreword Reviews INDIES finalist.

Jessica Hagedorn

Poet, novelist, playwright, and multimedia artist Jessica Hagedorn was raised and lived in the Philippines until she moved to San Francisco in her teens. She is the author of five books, including the novel Dogeaters (1990), finalist for the National Book Award and winner of the American Book Award from the Before Columbus Foundation. 

Reese Okyong Kwon

R.O. Kwon’s nationally bestselling first novel, The Incendiaries, is published by Riverhead (U.S.) and Virago/Little Brown (U.K.), and it is being translated into five languages.

Paul Lisicky

Paul Lisicky is the author of The Narrow Door (a New York Times Editors’ Choice), Unbuilt Projects, The Burning House, Famous Builder, and Lawnboy.

Illustrious Alumni

We love our alumni. Come be a part of a special group that reads at Sunday Salon.

Gammy L. Singer

Adding to an already eclectic and impressive resume, actress and director Gammy L. Singer has brought another color to her artistic palette: author, and she explores storytelling from a perspective that many more-experienced writers wish

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Eudiah Kamonjo

Eudiah Kamonjo is a 24 year old poetess and journalist with a wide range of interests. She is passionate about books and art in all its forms, writing, traveling, photography, dancing and exercise. She completed

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Kate Hunter

Kate Hunter grew up in Thetford, Vermont and Nashville, Tennessee, among other places. She moved to New York City at eighteen to go to school and has been here ever since, except for periods spent

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Kate Bernadette Benedict

Kate Bernadette Benedict is the author of a full-length poetry collection, Here from Away (CustomWords, 2003) and the editor of the online journal Umbrella.

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Jamie Cat Callan

Jamie Cat Callan is the creator of “The Writers Toolbox,” which Writers Marketplace has dubbed, “Julia Cameron meets “Who’s Line is it, Anyway?” She’s the author of three young adult novels and a relationship book

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Taylor Antrim

Taylor Antrim is an editor at ForbesLife and a regular contributor to the New York Times and to Vogue. His journalism has appeared in Esquire, The San Francisco Bay Guardian, Village Voice, and other publications,

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Ericka Lutz

Ericka Lutz lives in Oakland, California where she writes in many genres. Her short stories, including selections from her collection San Andreas: Short Fiction on Shaky Ground, have appeared in numerous anthologies and journals including

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Paul Pines

Paul Pines grew up in New York City and is the author of six books of poetry, including his most recent Taxidancing. His novel, The Tin Angel, was critically very well received. He currently lives

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Lori Lynn Turner

Lori Lynn Turner‘s essay Eating Together, (Tin House, spring, 2018), was nominated for a Pushcart Prize. An excerpt from her novella Serena’s Home was published in Brooklyn Rail (May, 2014). Her nonfiction, fiction, and poetry

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