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5 Years & new venue!


We had an incredible evening celebrating our 5 Year Anniversary at Queens Council on the Arts earlier this month- packed house! Thank you to our talented readers, wonderful audience, Queens Council on the Arts, Matt Gibbs for the music, and QPTV for filming!



We are thrilled to announce that we have found a new venue for our reading series at The Local Bar & Cafe in Long Island City! It’s a beautiful open space that offers coffee, beer, wine and a great list of cocktails, and it’s BYOF (bring your own food!). Our writers are also encouraged to bring their books to sell! A new season, a new venue and writers new to Boundless!

Join us for our next reading on October 8th at The Local NYC from 7-8:30pm and hosted by our founder Aida Zilelian, featuring:

Gessy Alvarez
Sana Hussain
Julia Phillips
Stephanie Rogers

Find out more about them here.

We hope to see you as we turn to this new page in our history!

By the way- don’t forget to submit your work for the upcoming readings! Next dates announced here.

Thank you for all the love and support. See you out there!

-The Boundless Tales Entourage

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A Boundless Anniversary!



We are Boundless. Maybe you have heard of us, or maybe not. You might have read for us, or have been a part of our audience a time or two. But since our reading series started five years ago, we have quietly ushered in a seismic and vibrant literary scene across our borough. At our 5 Year Anniversary Reading on September 9, we will celebrate that history, and the distinct and elevating voices who made it possible. We’d love to see you there. This night is for you.

Friday, September 9th from 6:30-8:30pm
at Queens Council on the Arts
37-11 35th Ave (entrance on 37th St) in Astoria, Queens

Jennifer Baker
Susana Case
Shakira Croce
Tim Fredrick
Leona Godin
Stephanie Laterza
Matthew Thorburn

MUSIC: Matt Gibbs, guitar.

CHEESE, WINE, & Boundless memories…

For tickets, visit the QCA website HERE.

Facebook invite is HERE.

See you there!

Aida, Devin & Audrey – The Boundless Tales Entourage

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A message from Aida

Almost five years ago I decided to begin a reading series in Queens. At the time I felt that my borough did not have much of a literary community and there weren’t many venues for emerging writers to read their work.

I can’t believe how much Boundless Tales has grown since then. Thank you to Audrey Dimola and Devin Doyle for helping me continue my (our) venture!

Next Thursday will be our last reading of the season before our two-month hiatus for the summer. We will be celebrating Boundless Tales’ five year anniversary at the Queens Council on the Arts in September!

Come out and listen to our talented writers next Thursday, June 9th at the Astoria Bookshop! It will be great to see familiar and new faces.

Our founder Aida Zilelian hosts on Thursday, June 9th from 7-8:30pm at the Astoria Bookshop. We’ll be featuring…

Lynne Bronstein
William Shunn
Mark de Silva
Elizabeth Onusko

Find out more about them HERE.

Don’t forget that we’ll be at the NYC Poetry Festival this July, too! Meet us at the Algonquin stage at 1:30pm on Sunday, July 31st to hear our features: Sydney Hartlove, Catherine Fletcher, and Andres Castro!

See you soon and thanks for all the support,

-The Boundless Tales Entourage

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May reading & upcoming celebration!


Thanks to our wonderful readers and Devin for hosting last month’s reading!

Audrey Dimola hosts on Thursday, May 12th from 7-8:30pm at the Astoria Bookshop. We’ll be featuring…

Richard Jeffrey Newman
Amy Koppelman
Kem Joy Ukwu
Chandra Steele

Find out more about them here!

We’re also so happy to announce we’ll be celebrating our 5 year anniversary in the fall with a special event at Queens Council on the Arts in Astoria- stay tuned! In the meantime..

To all the great writers who have read for us in the last 5 years, send us your new work. Nothing better than seeing a writer’s evolution!

By the way- follow us on Twitter, we’re new ;)

Cheers for the support,

– The Boundless Tales Entourage

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