May 2017 | Line Break
May 2017

Meet our readers: Sarah Riccio

Sarah Riccio lives, writes, and slings beer in Astoria. She is a Line Break regular who always brings the house down, and she recently slew at Taboo Tales NYC. You're sorry you missed it. Please join Sarah and all our...  read

Thanks for making Line Break #7a such a festival of fun!

Big thanks to everyone who turned out for our special edition of Line Break this past Sunday at the Queens Book Festival! Just by showing up and giving us the gift of your attention, you helped make the afternoon bigger...  read

Reminder: Line Break #7a is this Sunday afternoon at the Queens Book Festival!

Just a reminder that Line Break, the eclectic monthly live literary magazine, returns this Sunday afternoon in a special Queens Book Festival Edition in Long Island City, Queens. At every show, live-lit veteran William Shunn brings a wild assortment of...  read

Meet our readers: Vanessa Golenia

Vanessa Golenia is a Southern California transplant who has often wondered how long it would take her to become a real New Yorker. Is it seven years? Ten years? One day she fell into the gutter of the G train,...  read

Meet our readers: Daniel Braum

Daniel Braum is the author of The Night Marchers and Other Strange Tales, his 2016 debut collection full of stories that mix and transcend genre. His writing has been described as full of sadness, beauty, and unprecedented wonder; two cups...  read

Meet our readers: Bengt Washburn

UPDATE: We regret that Bengt will be unable to appear due to unforeseen circumstances. For over 20 years Bengt Washburn has been a comic for over 20 years. He has entertained audiences in 46 states and 12 countries, on four...  read

Meet our readers: David Mills

David Mills is the author of two books, The Dream Detective (a small-press bestseller) and The Sudden Country, a 2012 book finalist for the Main Street Rag Prize. He is the subject of the documentary Freak the Language, and has...  read

Line Break #8: Saturday, June 3, 2017

TRANSIT ALERT! Due to scheduled track maintenance, the N train will not be running in Queens the weekend of June 3rd. As an alternative, transfer to a shuttle bus at Queensboro Plaza and take it to Ditmars Blvd. Please leave...  read

Meet our readers: William Shunn

William Shunn is a writer and storyteller who was born in Los Angeles, raised in Utah, expelled from Canada, and now lives in Astoria, Queens. He is the author, most recently, of the memoir The Accidental Terrorist: Confessions of a...  read

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...  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.