William Shunn is a writer and storyteller who 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 Salon, Storyteller, Bloodstone Review, Newtown Literary, Asimov's Science Fiction, The Magazine of Fantasy & Science Fiction, Science Fiction Age, Realms of Fantasy, Electric Velocipede, and various anthologies, including year's-best collections. His work has been nominated for the Hugo Award, the Nebula Award, the Theodore Sturgeon Memorial Award, and the Association for Mormon Letters Award. He served three years as a national juror for the Scholastic Art & Writing Awards, and for another three years he hosted and produced the acclaimed Tuesday Funk literary reading series in Chicago. Visit him online at shunn.net.
Bill's storytelling was featured most recently at the Throckmorton Theatre in Mill Valley, CA. Additionally, he will read tonight at the monk in Ridgewood, Queens, together with poet Emily Alta Hockaday.
Please join Bill and all our accomplished readers for our special Queens Literary Crawl edition of Line Break, Thursday, April 28, 7:00-10:30 pm at Aged Restaurant in Forest Hills!
Your $9.99 advance ticket gets you access to all the Queens Literary Crawl stages that night in Forest Hills, not just Line Break. Get yours now, because they'll be $20 each at the door! More info here.