July 2017 | Line Break
July 2017

Meet our readers: David Keck

David Keck is a New York based writer, teacher, and cartoonist from Winnipeg, Canada. He is the author of the Tales of Durand series, which includes In the Eye of Heaven, In a Time of Treason, and the forthcoming A...  read

Thanks for making Line Break #9a an issue to remember!

Big thanks to everyone who turned out for our special edition of Line Break this past Saturday at the NYC Poetry Festival. Just by showing up and giving us the gift of your attention, you helped make the afternoon bigger...  read

Reminder: Line Break #9a is this Saturday afternoon at the NYC Poetry Festival

This weekend, the New York City Poetry Festival invades Governors Island for two solid days of live readings on three stages featuring 250 poets from all five boroughs. Line Break will be featured on the Festival's Algonquin Stage this Saturday...  read

Meet our readers: Rajan Khanna

Rajan Khanna is a fiction writer, blogger, reviewer and narrator. His third novel, Raining Fire, a post-apocalyptic adventure with airships, appeared this month from Pyr. It completes the trilogy begun in Falling Sky and continued in Rising Tide. His short...  read

Meet our readers: Olena Jennings

Olena Jennings's collection of poetry, Songs from an Apartment, was released in January by Underground Books. Her translations of poetry from Ukrainian can be found in Chelsea, Poetry International, and Wolf. She has published fiction in Joyland, Pioneertown, and Projecttile,...  read

Meet our readers: Nicholas Kaufmann

Nicholas Kaufmann is the author of eight books, including Walk in Shadows, General Slocum's Gold, Hunt at World's End, Chasing the Dragon, Dying Is My Business, Die and Stay Dead, Still Life: Nine Stories, and In the Shadow of the...  read

Line Break #10: Saturday, August 5, 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

Meet our readers: Oscar Sanders

Oscar Sanders was born and raised in the Bronx, NY. The former jazz/funk/rock guitarist has garnered awards for shorts, features, documentary films, and a political crime novel, Final Hearing. His creative writing led to seething political spoken word poetry and...  read

Meet our readers: William Shunn

William Shunn hosts and produces the Line Break Reading Series. His newest short story will appear August 16th in the online science fiction anthology Seat 14C, presented by XPRIZE (where he serves on the Science Fiction Advisory Council). When not...  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
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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.