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Meet our readers: Olena Jennings

            

Olena Jennings's collection of poetry, Songs from an Apartment, was released in January by Underground Books. Her translations of poetry from Ukrainian can be found in Chelsea, Poetry International, and Wolf. She has published fiction in Joyland, Pioneertown, and Projecttile, and her novel Shut Mouth will appear in 2018 from Underground Books. She completed her M.F.A. in writing at Columbia and her M.A. focusing in Ukrainian literature at the University of Alberta.

Please join Olena and all our world-class readers for Line Break #10, Saturday, August 5, 3:00 p.m. at Q.E.D. in Astoria. Tickets are only 7 bucks!

            

Nicholas Kaufmann is the author of eight books, including Walk in Shadows, General Slocum's Gold, Hunt at World's End, Chasing the Dragon, Dying Is My Business, Die and Stay Dead, Still Life: Nine Stories, and In the Shadow of the Axe. His work has been nominated for the Bram Stoker Award, the Shirley Jackson Award, and the Thriller Award. His wife Alexa used to live in Astoria, home of the Line Break Reading Series, but he successfully lured her away to Brooklyn, where they live now with two terrible cats.

Please join Nick and all our talented readers for Line Break #10, Saturday, August 5, 3:00 p.m. at Q.E.D. in Astoria. Tickets are only 7 bucks!


Photo Credit: Jeff McCrum

Meet our readers: Oscar Sanders

            

Oscar Sanders was born and raised in the Bronx, NY. The former jazz/funk/rock guitarist has garnered awards for shorts, features, documentary films, and a political crime novel, Final Hearing. His creative writing led to seething political spoken word poetry and performances, and to his latest award, 2017 Indie Author Legacy Poet of the Year.

His most recent documentary, Michael Carvin: No Excuses, appeared in June at the People's Film Festival. His one-man play, Exposing Politics, will run this August in the New York Theater Festival.

Learn more at malcolmentertainment.com,
facebook.com/oscar.sanders.3192, and @oscarsanders.

Please join Oscar and all our accomplished readers for Line Break #9a, Saturday, July 29, 12:30 p.m. at the New York City Poetry Festival on Governors Island. Admission is free!

Meet our readers: William Shunn

            

William Shunn hosts and produces the Line Break Reading Series. His newest short story will appear August 16th in the online science fiction anthology Seat 14C, presented by XPRIZE (where he serves on the Science Fiction Advisory Council).

When not hosting shows or writing about the future, Bill enjoys sneaking onto other people's television specials.

Please join Bill and all our accomplished readers for Line Break #9a, Saturday, July 29, 12:30 p.m. at the New York City Poetry Festival on Governors Island. Admission is free!

            

Emily Alta Hockaday is author of Ophelia: A Botanist's Guide, What We Love & Will Not Give Up, and Starting a Life. Her work has appeared in the North American Review, Spoon River Poetry Review, Amazon's Day One, and Newtown Literary, among other publications. She can be found on the web at www.emilyhockaday.com and @E_Hockaday.

Please join Emily and all our amazing readers for Line Break #9a, Saturday, July 29, 12:30 p.m. at the New York City Poetry Festival on Governors Island. Admission is free!

Meet our readers: Libba Bray

            

Libba Bray is the #1 New York Times bestselling author of the Gemma Doyle trilogy (A Great and Terrible Beauty, Rebel Angels, The Sweet Far Thing), the Michael L. Printz Award-winning Going Bovine, the Los Angeles Times Book Prize finalist Beauty Queens, and the Diviners series (The Diviners, Lair of Dreams, and the forthcoming Before the Devil Breaks You). She is 1/4 of the all YA-author rock band, TIGER BEAT, whose seminal debut album, Where's the F*%ing Food Court?, has been certified gold(leaf) in Arkansas.

Please join Libba and all our incredible readers for Line Break #9, Saturday, July 1, 3:00 p.m. at Q.E.D. in Astoria. Tickets are only 7 bucks!

            

Stephanie Grossman is a writer and marketing professional in New York City who has worked for several publishing houses, including Simon & Schuster and Penguin Random House. She currently works at JSTOR, a scholarly research digital archive. Her writing has been published in Paste Magazine and BOAST: Best of Astoria. Find her online at anxietyofauthorship.com and follow her on Twitter at @StephMGrossman.

Please join Stephanie and all our talented readers for Line Break #9, Saturday, July 1, 3:00 p.m. at Q.E.D. in Astoria. Tickets are only 7 bucks!

Meet our readers: Oscar Sanders

            

Oscar Sanders was born and raised in the Bronx, NY. The former jazz/funk/rock guitarist has garnered awards for shorts, features, documentary films, and a political crime novel. His creative writing led to seething political spoken word poetry and performances.

Learn more at malcolmentertainment.com,
facebook.com/oscar.sanders.3192, and @oscarsanders.

Please join Oscar and all our amazing readers for Line Break #9, Saturday, July 1, 3:00 p.m. at Q.E.D. in Astoria. Tickets are only 7 bucks!

Meet our readers: Joshua McCuen

            

Joshua McCuen is a recent MFA graduate who is still trying to figure out what to do with his life. He will be running away to Italy shortly, and this will be his last reading before he pulls a Robert Johnson and disappears for a year or two.

Please join Josh and all our outstanding readers for Line Break #9, Saturday, July 1, 3:00 p.m. at Q.E.D. in Astoria. Tickets are only 7 bucks!

Meet our readers: William Cusick

            

William Cusick is a writer and filmmaker based in NYC. His music film Pop Meets the Void was awarded Best Feature Film of the 2015 Lower East Side Film Festival, screened at the Museum of the Moving Image in 2016, and awarded Best of the Festival and The Audience Award at the 2016 Queens World Film Festival.

Please join Bill and all our talented readers for Line Break #9, Saturday, July 1, 3:00 p.m. at Q.E.D. in Astoria. Tickets are only 7 bucks!

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Line Break is an eclectic Queens reading series, hosted by William Shunn, showcasing a monthly mix of fiction, poetry, essays and performance. Join us next on Saturday, February 3, 3:00 p.m. at Q.E.D., 27-16 23rd Avenue, Astoria, NY 11105. Admission is $7.

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