Issue # 4 | Line Break
Issue # 4

Thanks for making Line Break #4 rock the free world!

A yuuuge thank you to everyone who turned out for our fourth regular episode of Line Break on 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 #4 is today!

Just a reminder that Line Break, the eclectic monthly live literary magazine, returns for 2017 this afternoon at 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: Sarah Riccio

Sarah Riccio lives, writes, and slings beer in Astoria. She brought down the house at our very first show in 2016. Don't miss her doing it again. Please join Sarah and all our tremendous readers for Line Break #4, Saturday,...  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. His creative writing led to seething political spoken word poetry and performances. Learn...  read

Meet our readers: Sydney Beveridge

Sydney Beveridge has interviewed a judo Olympian at a grappling session, played a cruel waitress in a radio drama, and channeled Cher to explain census data. She communicates demographics, software, and stories for Working for the Corporation for Independent...  read

Meet our readers: Richard Jeffrey Newman

As a poet and essayist, Richard Jeffrey Newman's work explores the impact of feminism on his life as a man. As a co-translator of classical Persian poetry, he writes about the impact of that canon on our contemporary lives. His...  read

Meet our readers: Jacob M. Appel

Jacob M. Appel is the author of the novels The Man Who Wouldn't Stand Up, which won the 2012 Dundee International Book Award, and The Biology of Luck (2013). His story collection, Scouting for the Reaper (2014), won the Hudson...  read

Line Break #4: Saturday, February 4, 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
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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.