Issue #21 | Line Break
Issue #21

Thanks for making Line Break #21 so memorable!

A gigantic thanks to everyone who turned out for our twenty-first 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

Subway alert! Leave extra time to get to Line Break today!

Hi, everyone! As you plan for Line Break today, please note that there is no N train service today in Astoria! You will need to transfer to an N shuttle bus at Queensboro Plaza, then ride that to the end...  read

Reminder: Line Break #21 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: William Shunn

William Shunn hosts and produces the Line Break Reading Series, and edits the new online literary journal The Piltdown Review. He is the author of the award-nominated memoir The Accidental Terrorist: Confessions of a Reluctant Missionary, as well as more...  read

Meet our readers: David Rothman

David Rothman has taught writing for the City University of New York for over ten years. His short stories have appeared in such journals as Glimmer Train, Hybrido, The Prague Review, and The Nassau Review, among others. He has shared...  read

Meet our readers: Sarah Riccio

Sarah Riccio studied writing at Brooklyn College. After a storied career slinging beer in Astoria, she now writes for an online sleep resource about bedding and industry news. She never thought she'd get paid to lie on a mattress all...  read

Meet our readers: Sahar Muradi

Sahar Muradi is author of the chapbook [ G A T E S ] from Black Lawrence Press / is co-editor of One Story, Thirty Stories: An Anthology of Contemporary Afghan American Literature / is co-founder of the Afghan American Artists and Writers Association / has...  read

Meet our readers: Olena Jennings

Olena Jennings is the author of the collection of poetry Songs from an Apartment (Underground Books, 2017). Her translations of Ukrainian poetry appeared in the anthologies Words for War (Academic Studies Press, 2017, together with Oksana Lutsyshyna) and The White...  read

Line Break #21: Saturday, August 4, 2018

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
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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.