Issue #12 | Line Break
Issue #12

Thanks for making Line Break #12 such a great time!

A gigantic thanks to everyone who turned out for our twelfth 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...  read

Reminder: Line Break #12 is this afternoon!

Hey, kids! Q.E.D. will have copies of cartoonist Julia Wertz's brand-new book, Tenements, Towers & Trash: An Unconventional Illustrated History of New York City on hand this afternoon for purchase. Whatever you do, don't miss today's show! Just a reminder...  read

Meet our readers: Dennis Pahl

Dennis Pahl is Professor of English at LIU Post, where he teaches nineteenth century American literature. He is the author of the book Architects of the Abyss: The Indeterminate Fictions of Poe, Hawthorne, and Melville (U. of Missouri Press, 1989)...  read

Meet our readers: Julia Wertz

Julia Wertz is a professional cartoonist and amateur historian. She has published five graphic novels and does monthly history comics for The New Yorker and Harper's Magazine. Through "then and now" drawings and tales of New Yorkers past, her latest...  read

Meet our readers: Ilana C. Myer

Ilana C. Myer has written about books for the Globe and Mail, Huffington Post, Los Angeles Review of Books, and Salon. Previously she was a journalist in Jerusalem. Her debut epic fantasy, Last Song Before Night, was released by Tor...  read

Meet our readers: Susana H. Case

Susana H. Case is the author of five books of poetry, most recently, Drugstore Blue, from Five Oaks Press in 2017, and 4 Rms w Vu from Mayapple Press, as well as four chapbooks. One of her collections, The Scottish...  read

Meet our readers: Norman Stock

Norman Stock is the author of two books of poetry: Buying Breakfast for My Kamikaze Pilot (Gibbs Smith, 1994), winner of the Peregrine Smith Poetry Contest, and Pickled Dreams Naked (NYQ Books, 2010). His poems have appeared in The New...  read

Line Break #12: Saturday, October 7, 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: 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
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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.