Line Break #: Sunday, November 4, 2018, 3:00 p.m.
            

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, this time in a special Special Sunday Edition in Astoria, Queens.

At every show, live-lit veteran William Shunn brings a wild assortment of writers together on one stage. Don't miss our terrific November 4 lineup, featuring:

No rules, no themes—just the best writers in town. Line Break—it's the start of a new thought. Don't miss it!


Line Break Reading Series
Special Sunday Edition
Sunday, November 4, 2018, 3:00-4:30 p.m.
Hosted by William Shunn

Q.E.D. - A Place to Show & Tell
27-16 23rd Avenue
Astoria, NY 11105

Admission $7. Beer, wine and snacks available.

More info: https://www.facebook.com/events/2443325589236517/?event_time_id=2551941715041570

Q.E.D. is a short trip from Manhattan on the N train to Queens. Just stay on all the way to Astoria–Ditmars Blvd at the end of the line, and walk a couple of blocks west on 23rd Avenue. (The W train does not run on weekends.)

Line Break #24: Sunday, November 4, 2018, 3:00 p.m.

            

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Hey, Line Break fans! If you were at our show on October 6th, you heard powerful excerpts from David Lawson's new one-man show, Nazis and Me. And even if you weren't there, you won't want to miss this thought-provoking performance about run-ins with hate set in a time where hateful Americans feel a strong sense of comfort: right now.

Nazis and Me debuts tonight at Under St. Marks in Manhattan's East Village, with subsequent performances October 16th, November 6th, and November 13th. Grab your tickets now! It's almost as satisfying as punching a Nazi.

Nazis and Me
Under St Marks Theater
94 St Marks Pl
New York, NY 10009
Tickets: $7 and $10

            

David Lawson reads at Line Break #23 - click to view - mousewheel to zoom
A gigantic thanks to everyone who turned out for the twenty-third 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 the afternoon bigger and better than it would have been without you.

Thanks as always to Q.E.D. for giving us the space and an opportunity to use it. And thanks especially to our amazing readers, who made it the fantastic show it turned out to be. Malcolm Chang took us inside the 1966 assassination of South African prime minister Hendrik Verwoerd. Joshua Tong shared poetry spanning the lines between English, Chinese and Singlish. Attorney Peter Bryce explicated a long line moral failings in decisions of the Supreme Court. Host William Shunn delivered a bit of poetry for social justice. Connor Coyne tantalized us with the opening from his brand-new novel, Urbantasm: The Hidden City. And finally, the inimitable David Lawson performed provocative excerpts from his new one-man show, Nazis and Me.

If you couldn't make it out on Saturday, please mark your calendar for the special date of Sunday, November 4th, when we'll we back with our twenty-fourth issue, featuring Eleanor Lerman, Susana H. Case, Sarah Riccio, Oscar Sanders, and more.

So sign up for our mailing list and keep abreast of all the latest developments in the Line Break world. And finally, if you're interested in participating in a future Line Break, do send us a submission.

We look forward to seeing you again in November! Until then please check out all the terrific shows and events at Q.E.D. There is something amazing happening there literally every day.

Malcolm Chang reads at Line Break #23 - click to view - mousewheel to zoom
Joshua Tong reads at Line Break #23 - click to view - mousewheel to zoom
Peter Bryce reads at Line Break #23 - click to view - mousewheel to zoom
Connor Coyne reads at Line Break #23 - click to view - mousewheel to zoom

            

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 miss our terrific October 6 lineup, featuring:

No rules, no themes—just the best writers in town. Line Break—it's the start of a new thought. Don't miss it!


Line Break Reading Series
Saturday, October 6, 2018, 3:00-4:30 p.m.
Hosted by William Shunn

Q.E.D. - A Place to Show & Tell
27-16 23rd Avenue
Astoria, NY 11105

Admission $7. Beer, wine and snacks available.

More info: https://www.facebook.com/events/2443325589236517/?event_time_id=2551941711708237

Q.E.D. is a short trip from Manhattan on the N train to Queens. Just stay on all the way to Astoria–Ditmars Blvd at the end of the line, and walk a couple of blocks west on 23rd Avenue. (The W train does not run on weekends.)

Line Break #23: Saturday, October 6, 2018, 3:00 p.m.

Meet our readers: Peter Bryce

            

Peter Bryce is an attorney, entrepreneur and essayist. According to numerous sources, he is able to control the outcome of games of chance with his mind.

Please join Pete and all our amazing readers for Line Break #23, Saturday, October 6, 3:00 p.m. at Q.E.D. in Astoria. Tickets are only 7 bucks!

Meet our readers: Malcolm Chang

            

Malcolm Chang has been a lawyer, editor and food entrepreneur. His writing has appeared in Newtown Literary and Elle Magazine (S.A.). He has performed his work at First Tuesdays, Line Break and Queen Writers Resist. His debut story, "The Cruelty of Children," was nominated for a Pushcart Prize. He is an Artist Peer Circle moderator for the Queens Council On the Arts and the current president of the board of directors of the Newtown Literary Alliance. His current project is the novel Dimitri and the Worm, the story of the assassination of South African prime minister Hendrik Verwoerd in 1966.

Please join Malcolm and all our talented readers for Line Break #23, Saturday, October 6, 3:00 p.m. at Q.E.D. in Astoria. Tickets are only 7 bucks!

Meet our readers: Joshua Tong

            

Joshua Tong is a mixed-race twenty-something who grew up in South Carolina, in Singapore, and on a ship, but now feels oddly normal living in New York where he graduated from NYU Gallatin with a concentration in Narrative (Re)Construction. He tells stories.

Joshua is also a writer and director of shorts and webseries including The Conduits and The Invincible Osiris Jackson. His work has been featured in the Urban Action Showcase, Super Geek Film Festival, and Los Angeles Cinefest, among others. In what little free time he has left, Joshua maintains the weekly blog Essays, Not Rants! where he rambles on about whatever pop-culture thing he wants. You can find more of his thoughts on his Twitter.

Please join Joshua and all our amazing readers for Line Break #23, Saturday, October 6, 3:00 p.m. at Q.E.D. in Astoria. Tickets are only 7 bucks!

Meet our readers: David Lawson

            

For over ten years, David Lawson has performed one-man shows all around New York and across the nation about things such as working on the streets of Times Square (Flyer Guy), sleeplessness and outer space (Insomnia in Space), 9/11 from a Washington DC perspective (Floundering About), video games (No Oddjob), and more. For over four years he's hosted the monthly Astoria Bookshop Storytelling Show. Learn more at dtlawson.com.

Please join David and all our incredible readers for Line Break #23, Saturday, October 6, 3:00 p.m. at Q.E.D. in Astoria. Tickets are only 7 bucks!

Meet our readers: Connor Coyne

            

Connor Coyne is a writer living and working in Flint, Michigan. He has written three novels: Urbantasm, a serial novel, Hungry Rats, and Shattering Glass, as well as Atlas, a collection of short stories. His essay "Bathtime" is included in the Picador anthology Voices from the Rust Belt. Connor's work has been published in Vox, Belt Magazine, Santa Clara Review, and elsewhere.

Connor is on the planning committee for the Flint Literary Festival and represented Flint's 7th Ward for the 2013 NEA Our Town grant. Connor lives with his family in Flint's East Village, less than a mile from the house where he grew up. He is also the founder of Tuesday Funk, the long-running Chicago literary reading series that spawned Line Break.

Please join Connor and all our world-class readers for Line Break #23, Saturday, October 6, 3:00 p.m. at Q.E.D. in Astoria. Tickets are only 7 bucks!

            

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 of writers together on one stage. Don't miss our terrific October 6 lineup, featuring:

No rules, no themes—just the best writers in town. Line Break—it's the start of a new thought. Don't miss it!


Line Break Reading Series
Saturday, October 6, 2018, 3:00-4:30 p.m.
Hosted by William Shunn

Q.E.D. - A Place to Show & Tell
27-16 23rd Avenue
Astoria, NY 11105

Admission $7. Beer, wine and snacks available.

More info: https://www.facebook.com/events/2443325589236517/?event_time_id=2551941711708237

Q.E.D. is a short trip from Manhattan on the N train to Queens. Just stay on all the way to Astoria–Ditmars Blvd at the end of the line, and walk a couple of blocks west on 23rd Avenue. (The W train does not run on weekends.)

Line Break #23: Saturday, October 6, 2018, 3:00 p.m.

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Line Break is an eclectic Queens reading series, hosted by William Shunn, showcasing a monthly mix of fiction, poetry, essays and performance. Join us next on Sunday, November 4, 3:00 p.m. at Q.E.D., 27-16 23rd Avenue, Astoria, NY 11105. Admission is $7.

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