Issue #25 | Line Break
Issue #25

Thanks for making Line Break #25 such a festive sendoff!

A huge shoutout to everyone who turned out for the twenty-fifth and final episode of Line Break this past Saturday, at beautiful Q.E.D. in Astoria, Queens. You were a big and enthusiastic audience, and just by showing up and giving...  read

Because the MTA hates us, you'll need to take a shuttle bus to Line Break

Important Note About Train Service in Astoria As if it weren't sad enough that this afternoon's episode of Line Break is our last, the MTA has decided to make it harder for you to get there (as they did throughout...  read

Reminder: Line Break #25 is this Saturday afternoon!

Important Transit Note:  The N train will not be running in Astoria this weekend. Instead of taking the N to Ditmars Blvd, you’ll need to transfer to a shuttle bus at Queensboro Plaza. Take the N shuttle bus to the...  read

Line Break is ending—don't miss our final show!

Over the course of nearly three years, 24 regular episodes, 4 special-edition field trips, and 88 different guests, the Line Break Reading Series has been my delight to host and produce. Like all good things, however, it's time for Line...  read

Meet our readers: William Shunn

William Shunn hosts and produces the Line Break Reading Series, and edits the online literary journal The Piltdown Review. He is the author of the award-nominated memoir The Accidental Terrorist, as well as more than three dozen short stories. His...  read

Meet our readers: Emre Tetik

Emre Tetik just graduated from Columbia University with a degree in Computer Science. Aside from his engineering work, he hopes to use prose and movie formats to tell compelling stories. Please join Emre and all our talented readers for Line...  read

Meet our readers: EXO Books

EXO Books is the pen name and publishing company of a man from NYC, USA, Earth. The latest EXO Books release is Schmuck the Buck: Santa's Jewish Reindeer. Please join EXO Books and all our talented readers for Line Break...  read

Meet our readers: John C. Foster

UPDATE: We regret that John will be unable to appear due to unforeseen circumstances. John C. Foster was born in Sleepy Hollow, New York, and has been afraid of the dark for as long as he can remember. His newest...  read

Meet our readers: Joe Okonkwo

Joe Okonkwo's novel Jazz Moon won the Edmund White Award for debut fiction and was a Lambda Literary finalist. His short stories have appeared in Best Gay Stories 2015, Cooper Street, and The New Engagement. His story "Cleo" was nominated...  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
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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.