Issue # 5 | Line Break
Issue # 5

Thanks for making Line Break #5 a rollicking success!

Giant props to everyone who turned out for our fifth regular 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 afternoon...  read

Reminder: Line Break #5 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: Andrew Willett

Andrew Willett was raised in the eastern suburbs of San Francisco, which felt a lot like the part of the Spielberg movie before the aliens and monsters show up. An editor at The New York Times, he's been a New...  read

Meet our readers: Jonathan Sumpter

Jonathan Sumpter wrote his first novel, a tale about spies, when he was 11. Since then he has been laboring to write a second one that he'll be just as happy with. Please join Jonathan and all our tremendous readers...  read

Meet our readers: Keith R.A. DeCandido

Keith R.A. DeCandido has been writing professionally since 1994, which means he's been doing it for 23 years. He could've sworn he was a young turk of publishing just yesterday, and is rather appalled to see that he is now...  read

Meet our readers: Nebula nominee Barbara Krasnoff

Barbara Krasnoff has sold over thirty pieces of short fiction to a wide variety of publications and is working on a novel. Most recently, her story "Sabbath Wine," which has been nominated for the Nebula Award, appeared in the the...  read

Meet our readers: Emily Alta Hockaday

Emily Alta Hockaday is author of Ophelia: A Botanist's Guide, What We Love & Will Not Give Up, and Starting a Life. Her work has appeared in the North American Review, Spoon River Poetry Review, Amazon's Day One, and Newtown...  read

Line Break #5: Saturday, March 4, 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
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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.