June 2017 | Line Break
June 2017

Reminder: Line Break #9 is this Saturday afternoon!

Just a reminder that Line Break, the eclectic monthly live literary magazine, returns this Saturday afternoon at fabulous Q.E.D. in Astoria, Queens. At every show, live-lit veteran William Shunn brings a wild assortment of writers together on one stage. Don't...  read

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...  read

Meet our readers: Stephanie Grossman

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...  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

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...  read

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,...  read

Line Break #9: Saturday, July 1, 2017

Line Break is here again! It's the eclectic monthly 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...  read

Thanks for making Line Break #8 flat-out amazing

Bottomless thanks to everyone who turned out for our eighth regular episode of Line Break this past Saturday, at beautiful Q.E.D. in Astoria, Queens. Just by showing up and giving us the gift of your attention, you helped make the...  read

Reminder: Line Break #8 is this Saturday afternoon!

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

Meet our readers: William Shunn

Pinch hitter William Shunn was born in Los Angeles, raised in Utah, run out of Canada on a rail, and now lives in Astoria, Queens. He is the author, most recently, of the memoir The Accidental Terrorist: Confessions of a...  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.