Issue #11 | Line Break
Issue #11

"Morty and Dolores" are dying to meet you

“Morty and Dolores are the names of the ghosts haunting the house in which we are hiding from zombies. We don’t know the names of the zombies. We have a complicated relationship with Morty and Dolores because they hate zombies...  read

Thanks for making Line Break #11 so amazing!

A huge huzzah to everyone who turned out for our eleventh 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...  read

Reminder: Line Break #11 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: Kyle Thiessen

Kyle Thiessen emerges from creative hibernation every few years to renew his "artist card" by phoning in the bare minimum. Previous endeavors include a 2011 YouTube parody—the hastily-researched Fake Month at the Museum—as well as a short film in 1999...  read

Meet our readers: William Shunn

William Shunn hosts and produces the Line Break Reading Series. His latest short story, "Last," recently appeared in the online science fiction anthology Seat 14C, presented by XPRIZE (where he serves on the Science Fiction Advisory Council). He is the...  read

Meet our readers: Robert J. Howe

Robert J. Howe has published poetry in 50 Haiku, and has poems forthcoming in The Dawntreader and Main Street Rag. His short fiction has appeared in Salon.com, and The Flatbush Review, the magazines Analog, Electric Velocipede, and Black Gate, and...  read

Meet our readers: Eden Robins

Eden Robins lives in Chicago and will give you a very stern look if you speak disparagingly of the Midwest. She writes short fiction, long fiction, short essays, op-eds no one wants, and comedy videos for Big Pharma. She also...  read

Meet our readers: Monica Wendel

Monica Wendel's first book, No Apocalypse, was selected by Bob Hicok as the winner of the Georgetown Review Press Poetry Manuscript Contest. She is also the author of three chapbooks, most recently English Kills, which won the Autumn House Press...  read

Meet our readers: Amanda Claire Buckley

Amanda Claire Buckley is a self-described Troubadour. Her writing, music, and theatrical adventures have taken her to Vermont, Chicago, Italy, DC, Philadelphia and New York City. She was a company member with Off-Color Comedy and produced readings, workshops, and talks...  read

Line Break #11: Saturday, September 2, 2017

TRANSIT ALERT! Due to scheduled track maintenance, the N train will not be running in Queens the weekend of September 2nd. As an alternative, transfer to a shuttle bus at Queensboro Plaza and take it to Ditmars Blvd. Please leave...  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.