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Issue # 1

Thanks for making Line Break #1 a success!

A big thank you to everyone who turned out for our inaugural episode of Line Break on 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 #1 is Saturday!

Just a reminder that Line Break, the eclectic live literary magazine, is coming up Saturday afternoon at 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 miss...  read

Meet our readers: William Shunn

William Shunn 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 Accidental Terrorist: Confessions of a Reluctant Missionary. His short fiction has appeared in...  read

Meet our readers: Carey Bernstein

Carey "CJ" Bernstein has spent much of the past fifteen years working as a screenwriter in Los Angeles, but he's had a lifelong obsession with myth, magic, and mysterious goings-on. Now in New York City with six-year-old twins, he devotes...  read

Meet our readers: Sarah Riccio

Sarah Riccio is a vile, loathsome being who refrains from spontaneous violent rampage by harboring the juvenile fantasy that her words are actually worth listening to from time to time. A squirming pile of malformed flesh since birth, Sarah used...  read

Meet our readers: Malcolm Chang

Malcolm Chang reports: "I currently reside in Jackson Heights, but I have also lived in Johannesburg, Toronto, Chicago, and Los Angeles, amongst others. I was born during the apartheid era and as a third generation Chinese-South African, have been regarded...  read

Meet our readers: Sherese Francis

Sherese Francis is a Queens-based published poet, writer and blogger. Currently she runs the blog Futuristically Ancient, where she writes about the arts and cultures of the African Diaspora through an afrofuturist lens. Additionally she is the literary director of...  read

Line Break #1: Saturday, March 5, 2016

Line Break is here! It's 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...  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.