Issue #19 | Line Break
Issue #19
Schedule Change Alert!  Please note that our June episode will take place at the special time of 5:00 pm.
TRANSIT NOTE: Q.E.D. is usually a short trip from Manhattan on the N train to Astoria–Ditmars Blvd in Queens. However, planned construction will disrupt train service the weekend of June 2nd. Shuttle buses will run from Queensboro Plaza to Astoria–Ditmars Blvd. Please leave yourself plenty of extra time for travel, at least thirty minutes to be safe.

Line Break #19: Saturday, June 2, 2018, 5:00 p.m.

Line Break Reading Series
Saturday, June 2, 2018, 5:00-6:30 p.m.
Hosted by William Shunn

Q.E.D. - A Place to Show & Tell
27-16 23rd Avenue
Astoria, NY 11105

Admission $7. Beer, wine and snacks available.

Sherese Francis
Sherese Francis is a Southeast Queens–based poet, writer, blogger and literary curator. She has published work in journals and anthologies including Art in Odd Places, Bone Bouquet, African Voices, Newtown Literary, Blackberry Magazine, Kalyani Magazine, and Near Kin: A Collection of Words and Art Inspired by Octavia Estelle Butler. In August 2017, she published her first chapbook, Lucy's Bone Scrolls: The Black Speculative Mystery School.

Emily Alta Hockaday
Emily Alta Hockaday is a poet and editor living in Queens. Her forthcoming chapbook, Beach Vocabulary, will be out with Red Bird Chapbooks later this year. She is author of three previous chapbooks: Ophelia: A Botanist's Guide, What We Love & Will Not Give Up, and Starting a Life.

Michael Libling
Michael Libling's fiction has appeared in The Magazine of Fantasy & Science Fiction, Asimov's Science Fiction, Amazing Stories, SciFiction, Realms of Fantasy, OnSpec, and several anthologies. His novel Hollywood North: A Six Reeler, based on his World Fantasy Award–nominated novella, is forthcoming from ChiZine Publications.

Kurt Olsson
Kurt Olsson has published two collections of poetry, Burning Down Disneyland and What Kills What Kills Us. His poems have appeared in many journals, including Poetry, FIELD, The New Republic, Southern Review, Poet Lore, and Antioch Review. He lives and works in Bethesda, Maryland.

Julie Threlkeld
Julie Threlkeld has been performing in storytelling shows in and around New York City since 2011. She has appeared in shows like RISK!, Talk Therapy Stories, New York Story Exchange, and The How I Learned Series, to name just a few. She is also the creator and host of the Modern Stories Mix podcast.

Line Break #19: Saturday, June 2, 2018, 5:00 p.m.

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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.