Issue #20 | Line Break
Issue #20

Thanks for making Line Break #20 so stunning!

A gigantic thanks to everyone who turned out for our twentieth 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 #20 is this Saturday afternoon!

Just a reminder that Line Break, the eclectic monthly live literary magazine, returns this Saturday afternoon at fabulous Q.E.D. in Astoria, Queens. At every show, live-lit veteran William Shunn brings a wild assortment of writers together on one stage. Don't...  read

Meet our readers: William Shunn

William Shunn hosts and produces the Line Break Reading Series, and edits the new online literary journal The Piltdown Review. He is the author of the award-nominated memoir The Accidental Terrorist, as well as more than three dozen short stories....  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, which won the 2016 NYCHA–NAACP Just READ Award. His creative writing...  read

Meet our readers: David Mills

Happy 4th of July, Line Breakers! On this auspicious day, we're delighted to announce the return of a very special guest. David Mills is the author of two books of poetry—The Dream Detective and The Sudden Country, a book-prize finalist....  read

Meet our readers: Michelle Meier

Michelle Meier is the author of Famous Geranium (Nauset Press, 2015), a full-length collection of poems. She is the recipient of a fellowship at Saltonstall and her work has appeared in The Rumpus, Radar Poetry, POOL Poetry, The Dialogist, and...  read

Meet our readers: Jenny Hatchadorian

Jenny Hatchadorian was an award-winning filmmaker before turning to comedic essays. Her film Present Company Excluded is on Amazon Prime and on other streaming platforms worldwide. Her essays can be found at Story Club Magazine and on the podcast Everything...  read

Line Break #20: Saturday, July 7, 2018

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
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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.