Saturday, February 4, 2017

Saturday, February 4, 5:30 pm
Line Break Reading Series
Q.E.D.
27-16 23rd Ave.
Astoria, NY 11105
www.qedastoria.com

On February 4, Bill hosts the fourth edition of Line Break, the eclectic live Queens literary magazine. The reading takes place at Q.E.D.: A Place to Show & Tell in Astoria, Queens, near the Ditmars stop on the N/Q line. Lineup will include Sarah Riccio and more. Admission is $7.

Tuesday, December 6, 2016

Tuesday, December 6, 2016
Tuesday Funk Reading Series
Hopleaf Bar
5148 N. Clark St.
Chicago, IL 60640
www.hopleaf.com

Bill will appear as part of the 100th episode of Tuesday Funk, Chicago's long-running eclectic reading series, at Hopleaf in Chicago. This special evening features all the past hosts and producers of the series, which is currently hosted by Andrew Huff and Eden Robins. Appearing with Bill will be Connor Coyne, Reinhardt Suarez, Hallie Palladino, and Sara Ross Witt.

Update: Watch video of Bill's reading below:

Saturday, November 5, 2016

Saturday, November 5, 5:30 pm
Line Break Reading Series
Q.E.D.
27-16 23rd Ave.
Astoria, NY 11105
www.qedastoria.com

On November 5, Bill hosts the third edition of Line Break, the eclectic live literary magazine in Queens. The reading takes place at Q.E.D.: A Place to Show & Tell in Astoria, Queens, near the Ditmars stop on the N/Q line. Lineup will include Jeremy Blutstein, Barbara Lynn Cantone, Alex diFrancesco and Aida Zilelian. Admission is $5.

Monday, October 10, 2016

Monday, October 10, 2016
Taboo Tales NYC
The PIT
(People's Improv Theater)
123 E. 24th St.
New York, NY 10010
tabootalestheshow.com

Bill will be part of the second Taboo Tales show in New York City on Monday, October 10th. Taboo Tales is the long-running show from Los Angeles where people tell stories about their fucked-up lives. The other brave storytellers will include Allison Guerra, Tony Carnevale, Kent Koren, Karen Fratti, and Bobby Hankinson. Your hosts are Vanessa Golenia and Kejal Macdonald.

It all happens at the People's Improv Theater (The PIT) in Manhattan's Flatiron District at 7:00 pm. Advance tickets are only $10. Admission goes up to $13 at the door. Check out the Facebook event listing for more info.

Update: Watch video of Bill's reading below:

Taboo Tales

Sunday, August 7, 2016

Sunday, August 7
Free

As part of the first annual Queens Book Festival, Bill will discuss religious memoirs with Jayanti Tamm, author of Cartwheels in a Sari. From the panel description: "Religion. The establishment takes on a surrogate role in the lives of millions. It creates the foundation for moral, identity and formation. What happens when this pillar is stripped away and is the blow of the dagger even more piercing when it comes from you...?"

The Queens Book Festival takes place all day on the grounds of the historic Kaufman Astoria Studios. Admission is free. The "Journeys of the Self" panel takes place at 2:00 pm.

Saturday, July 16, 2016

Saturday, July 16, 1:30 pm
Queens Lit Fest
LIC Landing
52-10 Center Blvd.
Long Island City, NY 11101

As part of the Queens Lit Fest, Bill will host a special edition of the Line Break Reading Series at LIC Landing in Long Island City, Queens. The lineup will include Kambri Crews, Sarah Riccio, and Bill himself. The festival is free, but it does require an RSVP.

Saturday, July 2, 2016

Saturday, July 2, 5:30 pm
Line Break Reading Series
Q.E.D.
27-16 23rd Ave.
Astoria, NY 11105
www.qedastoria.com

On July 2, Bill hosts the second edition of Line Break, a new quarterly literary reading series in Queens. The reading takes place at Q.E.D.: A Place to Show & Tell in Astoria, Queens, near the Ditmars stop on the N/Q line. Lineup TBA. Admission is $5.

Thursday, June 9, 2016

Thursday, June 9, 7:00 pm
Boundless Tales
The Astoria Bookshop
31-29 31st St.
Astoria, NY 11106
www.astoriabookshop.com

Bill will read an excerpt from a near-future science fiction story as part of the June edition of Boundless Tales at The Astoria Bookshop in Astoria, Queens. The full lineup for the evening is TBA.

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Thursday, April 28, 2016

Thursday, April 28, 6:30 pm

Bill's literary reading series, Line Break, will be hosting the Creative Writing stage at the Queens Literary Crawl in Forest Hills. The crawl benefits the Queens Book Festival and will feature more than a hundred writers at six different venues in Forest Hills over the course of the night.

Line Break itself will present more than a dozen different writers over the course of the evening, between 7:00 and 10:30 pm at Aged Restaurant. Bill will emcee the stage, which features Jacob Appel, Marleen S. Barr, Carey Bernstein, Jeremy Blutstein, Malcolm Chang, Keith R.A. DeCandido, Alex DiFrancesco, Nancy Hightower, Robert J. Howe, Rajan Khanna, Barbara Krasnoff, Ilana C. Myer, Richard Taylor Pearson, and Sarah Riccio.

Tickets start at $9.99 and can be purchased in advance. The Queens Literary Crawl includes an afterparty that will run into the wee hours of the morning.

Wednesday, April 27, 2016

Wednesday, April 27, 8:00 pm
Wednesday Night
Reading Series

the monk
68-67 Fresh Pond Rd.
Ridgewood, NY 11385
www.themonknyc.com

Bill will read from his memoir, The Accidental Terrorist, at the monk, a Belgian beer emporium in Ridgewood, Queens. Joining him will be poet Emily Alta Hockaday.

the monk says: "Please join us for the first of our regular summer reading nights at the monk! We are proud to host local authors and do our part to highlight the borough's talent. Come expand your palate with one of our 40+ exquisite beers and leave with a new reading list."

More info.