Issue #18 | Line Break
Issue #18

Don’t miss Justin Weinberger’s script tonight on THE AMERICANS!

The Center has an important new assignment for you, Line Break fans! Listen carefully, memorize your mission, then destroy this tape. Last month at Line Break #18, we were treated to a chapter from Justin Weinberger's novel-in-progress. But besides being...  read

Thanks for making Line Break #18 a triumph!

A gigantic thanks to everyone who turned out for our eighteenth regular episode of Line Break this past Sunday, 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 #18 is this Sunday afternoon!

Just a reminder that Line Break, the eclectic monthly live literary magazine, returns this Sunday afternoon in a special Sunday Edition in Astoria, Queens. At every show, live-lit veteran William Shunn brings a wild assortment of writers together on one...  read

Meet our readers: Madina Papadopoulos

Madina Papadopoulos is a New Orleans–born, New York–based freelance writer and author of The Step-Spinsters, a fairy tale retelling of Cinderella and her stepsisters. She studied French and Italian at Tulane University and went on to pursue her MFA in...  read

Meet our readers: Stephanie Grossman

Stephanie Grossman is a writer and marketing professional in New York City who has worked for publishing companies like Simon & Schuster and Penguin Random House. She currently works at JSTOR, a scholarly research library. Along with recent publications in...  read

Meet our readers: Justin Weinberger

Justin Weinberger is a novelist and television writer. His first middle-grade novel, Reformed (Scholastic Press, 2017), is available now, and his work can also be seen in the latest season of The Americans, airing in 2018 on FX. Originally from...  read

Meet our readers: Jackie Sherbow

Jackie Sherbow is a writer and editor living in Queens, NY. Her poems have appeared or are forthcoming in places like Occulum, Bad Pony, Luna Luna, Day One, and The Opiate, and have been part of the NYC-based Emotive Fruition...  read

Meet our readers: Theresa DeLucci

Theresa DeLucci is an alum of the Clarion West Writers Workshop. Her fiction has appeared in ChiZine and on, where she is a regular reviewer of horror and New Weird fiction, and, as the only staffer willing to pay...  read

Line Break #18: Sunday, April 8, 2018

Schedule Change Alert!  Please note that our April episode will take place on a Sunday, not a Saturday. Line Break will then be on hiatus for the month of May and will return June 2nd. Line Break is here again!...  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.