June 2016 | Line Break
June 2016

Meet our readers: Robert J. Howe

Robert J. Howe has published short fiction in Salon.com, the magazines Analog, Electric Velocipede, and Black Gate, and the anthologies Newer York and Happily Ever After, among other venues. His novelette, “The Cartographer of Dreamland,” took first place in the...  read

Meet our readers: James Gordon

James Gordon, better known as G.P.A. (Greatest Poet Alive), is an international award-winning author and poet, and was recently named UBAWA's Children's Author of the Year. He can be seen on episodes of Chicago Fire, Chicago PD, Chicago Med, Empire,...  read

Meet our readers: Nancy Hightower

Nancy Hightower has published short fiction and poetry in journals such as The New York Quarterly, storySouth, Sundog Lit, Gargoyle, Bop Dead City, and Word Riot. Her debut novel, Elementarí Rising (2013), received a starred review in Library Journal, and...  read

Meet our readers: Gregory A. Wilson

Gregory A. Wilson is a published author of both speculative fiction and academic writing and Professor of English at St. John’s University in New York, where he teaches creative writing, speculative fiction, and other literature courses. His first novel, The...  read

Meet our readers: Mark de Silva

Mark de Silva is the author of the debut novel Square Wave, which was released by Two Dollar Radio in February of 2016. He holds degrees in philosophy from Brown (AB) and Cambridge (PhD). After several years on the editorial...  read

Join our host for weekly Clarion West Write-A-Thon meetups in Astoria, Queens!

This summer, Line Break invites you to help support one of the very best writing programs in the speculative fiction field! The Clarion West Writers Workshop kicks off its summer session for 2016 in Seattle this week, bringing students from...  read

Line Break #2: Saturday, July 2, 2016

Line Break is the eclectic live literary magazine where poetry meets prose, fact meets fiction, and high-brow meets low-brow, at fabulous Q.E.D. in Astoria, Queens. At every show, live-lit veteran William Shunn brings a wild assortment of writers together on...  read
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Line Break is an eclectic monthly reading series showcasing a mix of fiction, poetry and essays. We are currently on hiatus.