Meet our readers: Joe Okonkwo


Joe Okonkwo's novel Jazz Moon won the Edmund White Award for debut fiction and was a Lambda Literary finalist. His short stories have appeared in Best Gay Stories 2015, Cooper Street, and The New Engagement. His story "Cleo" was nominated for a Pushcart prize. Joe serves as prose editor for Newtown Literary and teaches creative writing at Gotham Writers Workshop. He is currently working on a story collection.

Please join Joe and all our talented readers for Line Break #25, Saturday, December 1, 3:00 p.m. at Q.E.D. in Astoria. Tickets are only 7 bucks!

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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.