WITS Writers to Read Tonight at Kaboom Books

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December 14, 2010 by jrwatson5

What: Nano Fiction Reading Series Fall 2010

When: December 14, 2010 at 7:30 PM

Where: Kaboom Books, 3116 Houston Avenue

WITS Writers Ryan Dilbert and Irene Keliher will read their works as part of the Nano Fiction Reading Series. This event is free and open to the public.

About Ryan

Ryan Dilbert is a novice tattoo artist, an amateur vegan chef and a terrible salsa dancer. His novel Time Crumbling like a Wet Cracker (No Record Press) is forthcoming in Spring 2011. His work can be seen in FRiGG, decomP, Pear Noir, Titular, and Best of the Web 2009. He likes your new haircut.

About Irene

Irene Keliher’s work has appeared in the New Ohio Review, Quarterly West, the Bellingham Review, Potomac Review, and the Mississippi Review, and her story collection was a finalist for the 2010 Bakeless Prize. A recipient of a 2010 Houston Arts Alliance grant, she’s also received the Tobias Wolff Award for Fiction, the Potomac Review Fiction Award, and a Ragdale Foundation residency, and her essays have placed twice in the Atlantic Monthly Student Writing Contest. She’s written a bilingual libretto for the Houston Grand Opera and holds an MFA in Fiction from the University of Houston.

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