None other than our kickass founder, Aida, served as host with the most at our last reading at Astoria Bookshop. We had a packed house – thanks to all our readers and everyone who shared the night with us!

Have NO regrets about missing our LAST reading of the season and come out to Astoria Bookshop on June 19, 7pm!

If you hadn’t noticed, the theme is “REGRETS” and features:

Jared Harel
Richard Jeffrey Newman
Michael Stahl
Matthew Thorburn
Vaughn M. Watson

Find out more about them, and check the Facebook invite.

It’s been a wonderful journey for all of us here at Boundless. Audrey will be hosting the last reading (and is super excited because it’s where HER Queens lit journey really began).

See you all out there! Thanks again to the Astoria Bookshop for becoming an amazing new home for our series. Having strong partnerships with local venues and their owners is of UTMOST importance – we need to keep supporting those venues who are supportive of us, too.

– The Boundless Tales Entourage

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Things I Never Said..

Thanks so much to Devin for hosting and to all the great readers!

Boundless started back in 2011 and the Queens literary community has exploded since then – there’s so much going on and we’re glad to be a part of it!

PLEASE NOTE: The Astoria Bookshop is graciously hosting us for our last two readings of the season (!!!).

“Things I Never Said” – Thursday, May 22nd at 7pm, featuring:

Brett Baron-Marianetti
Carrie Johnson
Catherine Kapphahn
Valerie Keane
Molly Seremet

Find out more about them here.

JUST ANNOUNCED: We’ll see you in July for a special dose of Boundless at the NYC Poetry Festival! Saturday, July 26th at 11:10am on Saturday at the White Horse stage, featuring Joe Yoga, Sarah Bonifacio, and M. Leona Godin  more details to come.

Keep writing, keep reading, keep sharing & keep supporting the lit community!

– The Boundless Tales Entourage

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I dominated/I was dominated…

Thanks so much to Sweta for hosting a great evening!

We’ll see you April 17th at 7:30pm at Waltz-Astoria for our next reading, “I dominated/I was dominated,” featuring:

Michelle Augello-Page 
Sarah Bonifacio
Danny Herrera
William Shunn 
Joan Willette

Find out more about our readers here.

Changes coming up in the next few months – stay tuned!

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It’s all my fault…

Great time as always and VERY interesting takes on love at our last reading ;) Thanks so much to our readers and everyone who joined us!

Please join us for our next reading, hosted by Sweta Srivastava Vikram on March 20th at 7:30pm!

Georgia Clark
Mandy Kelso
Sara Lippmann
Alex Segura
Sweta Srivastava Vikram
Leah Zibulsky

Find our more about them here.

Also! Boundless is very excited to be represented at the Queens Poet Laureate’s huge ETERNiDAY festival at Queens Museum this Saturday! We’re a part of the local stage called “MEANWHILE, BACK IN QUEENS…” that will be performing near the Cafe. Here’s the FB invite and website – join us!

Thanks again for your support – keep sending your work!

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Thanks as always for joining us for our first reading of the season – great to be back!

Excited to celebrate everyone’s favorite or least favorite holiday… LOVE SUCKS!

February 20th at 7:30pm at Waltz-Astoria, featuring:

Christian Diaz  
Jodi Sh. Doff 
M. Leona Godin
KC Trommer 

And our very own founder, Aida Zilelian-Silak reading some of her work.

Find out more about them on the readings page.

Till next time!

– The Boundless Tales Entourage

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Keep Submitting!

Just a quick update and a BIG thanks to everyone who has submitted their work thus far for our 2014 season!

Here is an update for submissions – please keep sending us your work for April, May, and June, and join us for upcoming readings:

January: Why I don’t talk to you / Why you don’t talk to me – host: Aida Zilelian-Silak
February: Love sucks – SUBMISSIONS CLOSED – host: Aida Zilelian-Silak
March: It was all my fault – SUBMISSIONS CLOSED – host: Sweta Srivastava Vikram
April: I was dominated / I dominated
May: Things I never said
June: Regrets

We’ll see you tomorrow (Thursday!) at Waltz-Astoria for our FIRST reading of the season!

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Happy Holidays & see you in 2014!

Another great reading – thanks to everyone who packed Waltz-Astoria for Newtown Literary Journal’s issue #3 launch! If you’d like to support and check out a diverse collection of local authors, please pick up a copy of the journal online or at the Astoria Bookshop.

We just wanted to thank you all for a wonderful 2013, and for helping us to keep this reading series going strong! Our new themes have been posted – please check our SUBMISSIONS page if you’re interested in reading in 2014.

We’ll be back at Waltz-Astoria on January 16th, and we’re excited to feature:

Elizabeth Hulick
Donna Hunt
Malini Singh McDonald
Marianna Nash
Alan Semerdjian
Chandra Steele

Find out more about them HERE.

Happy Holidays from us at Boundless Tales and best wishes for a Happy New Year!

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Themes for 2014! / Newtown Literary #3 launch

Our next reading is Friday, December 13th @ 7:30pm at Waltz-Astoria. We’re celebrating the third issue launch of Queens’ own Newtown Literary Journal, and we will be hearing from selected readers published in the issue:

Lauren Hale Biniaris
John Crain
Jacqueline Anne de Dios
Richard Portilla
Jackie Sherbow
Michael Stahl

Read more about them here.

Newtown Literary Journal’s third issue is ON SALE NOW online and in the Astoria Bookshop, and we will of course have issues for sale at the reading.

Our regular themed readings will be back in January!

If you see a theme you’d like to read for, please submit your work! We are scheduling 2014 readings now.

2014 THEMES!

January: Why I don’t talk to you / Why you don’t talk to me
February: Love sucks
March: It was all my fault
April: I was dominated / I dominated
May: Things I never said
June: Regrets

Thanks for your wonderful support and fantastic readings.

Looking forward to reading and hearing your work soon!

-The Boundless Tales Entourage

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When we were young…

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Thank you to our fantastic readers for “departures” in October! We’ve been having such a great time with the themed readings.

This month we have “when we were young” hosted by Mr. Devin Doyle on November 14th @ 7:30pm at Waltz-Astoria (23-14 Ditmars Blvd), featuring:

John “Chance” Acevedo
Nancy Agabian
Christine Kendall
Honor Molloy
Anna Voisard

Find out more about them here.

Next month we’re excited to be celebrating Queens’ own Newtown Literary‘s 3rd issue launch, but please keep submitting your work! January’s theme is “Why I don’t talk to you”/”Why you don’t talk to me” and we’ll have more themes for 2014 soon.

Thanks everyone!

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“Departures” for October

Thanks to everyone who came out to celebrate our third anniversary with us! What a wonderful, diverse reading and interpretation of “my private war” – hope to see you all again!

Our next reading is on October 17th @ 7:30pm at Waltz-Astoria (hosted by Audrey Dimola) with the theme of “departures,” and featuring:

Jeff Bakkensen
Rosebud Ben-Oni
Vickie Byron
Jared Harel
Karen Levy

Find out more about them here.

As always, if you’d like more info or would like to submit your work to be considered for a future reading, click here!

**Special note** Boundless will be represented at the first ever Queens Literary Town Hall event, as part of Queens Council on the Arts’ new 3rd Space series, on October 18th in Astoria. RSVP and find out more here!

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