Meet our readers: William Shunn

            

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 memoir The Accidental Terrorist: Confessions of a Reluctant Missionary. He hosts and produces the Line Break Reading Series.

Bill's 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.

Bill's storytelling was featured most recently at the Throckmorton Theatre in Mill Valley, CA, he made an appearance in Michael Ian's Black newest comedy special, Noted Expert, and he'll soon be heard on the Modern Stories Mix podcast. Visit him online at shunn.net.

Please join Bill and all our outstanding readers for Line Break #7a, Sunday, May 28, 2:00 p.m. at Queens Book Festival in Long Island City. Tickets are only 10 bucks!


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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 Saturday, December 2, 3:00 p.m. at Q.E.D., 27-16 23rd Avenue, Astoria, NY 11105. Admission is $7.

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