Hard working, happy people
read fiction and poetry.

The NeonLit Reading Series features writers from UNLV's Creative Writing MFA and PhD program. Kathryn Kruse, a short fiction writer and community organizer began the monthly program in 2009. Since the beginning it has drawn standing room only crowds to downtown Las Vegas art galleries. The readings reflect the diverse student body and offer the opportunity to hear a wide variety of fiction, poetry, and essays.

Readers this month:

  • Tyler Smith
  • Angelo Ligori
  • Alex Zenz
  • Shin Watanabe
  • Timea Sipos
  • Lindsay Olson

... and our MC is Ryan Malloy.

This month's Neon Lit will feature a raffle to raise funds for Hurricane Maria Relief in Puerto Rico. Raffle proceeds, as well as drink donations, will be donated to the Unidos Hurricane Maria Victims' Support Fund through the nonprofit, The Hispanic Federation. 100% of this relief fund directly supports rebuilding and recovery efforts for Puerto Rico. We hope you can join us for the reading and raffle. Please tell your students, friends, family, and neighbors!

Unidos: A Hurricane Relief Fund for Hurricane Maria Victims in Puerto Rico http://hispanicfederation.org/media/press_releases/a_hurricane_relief_fund_for_hurricane_maria_victims_in_puerto_rico/

Where: The Writer's Block, 1020 Fremont St. #100, Las Vegas, NV 89101
When Friday, January 26th. Doors open at 6:00 PM, reading starts at 7:00 PM.


Featured Reading

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Want to get involved with Neon Lit? We're always open for collaborations and suggestions! Email NeonLitLV@gmail.com.

Neon Lit occurs on the last Friday of every month in The Writer's Block, which is located downtown on Fremont Street, across from Atomic Liquors. Doors open at 6pm and the reading begins at 7pm.

The Writer's Block
1020 Fremont St. #100

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What you missed while
you gambled your money away.

Neon Lit is thankful to have hosted so many wonderful writers. Please buy their books, give them your PhD, and hire them to teach at your school/hospital/prison.

Al-Badry, Noha Atef

Albin, Brock

Andrews, Hanna

Anzalone, Erica

Alessandrelli, Jeff

Aquino, Antonie

Armstrong, David

Austin, Shannon

Baulmgardner, Mark

Belz, Aaron

Berger, Michael

Bettis, Christine

Bergeron, Mollie

Boatright, Ethan

Bosshart, Becky

Brackett, Aurora

Breitenbeck, Laura

Bronson, Brittany

Brown, James Joseph

Browning, Sommer

Buchanan, Tim

Burnside, Justin

Cahall, Carrieann

Chapman, Maile

Chan, Marianne

Chavez, John

Christensen, Shaun

Clare, Olivia

Cohen, Drew

Costello, Jaclyn

Crabtree, Jamison

Davis, Matt

Douglas, John

Durham, Jessica

Dudley, Joan

Earp, Jim

Elcock, Kelly

Elder, Mary

Ely, Austin

Ernst, Regina

Einstman, Kristian

Finlayson, Brett

Kaz Gargano

Gillette, Colby

Gordon, Noah Eli

Harr, Sam

Hastings, Alice

Henry, Danielle

Hernandez, Dan

Hinkle, Scott

Ho, Jean

Hyun, Ryan

Irizarry, Justin

Jagger, Bobby

Jilk, Leo

Joh, Eunai

Johnson, Bruce

Johnson, Frank

Johnson, Roy

Keelan, Claudia

Killmeyer, Dana

Kokernot, Sarah

Kollmer, Matthew

Kroesche, Michael

Kruse, Kathryn

Kryah, Joshua

Langdon, Joseph

Lennon, Mark

Leonard, Shaun

Ligori, Angelo

Loan, Leisa

Long, Joleen

Malloy, Ryan

Martin, Mary Catharine

Marafioti, Oksana

Martinez, Juan

Mayo, Amy

McGilligan, Clancy

Merecicky, Andrew

Milan Jr., Joe

Miller, Kayla

Moody, Trey

Morris, Ben

Motzkus, Emily

Moungey, Tim

Nicholson, Andy

Noftle, Kelli Anne

Nutting Alissa

O’Brien, Matt

O’Grady, Timothy

Oak, Elee

Ogundimu, Olufunke

Oswald, Oscar

Paajanen, Julia

Perkins, Christopher

Poland, Maegan

Powers, Rosemary

Rao, Mani

Raworth, Tom

Revell, Don

Reynolds, Jordan

Richardson, Laurel

Robinson, Joan

Robison, Becky

Salsbury, Brett

Salter, Shannon

Samson, Samantha

Seelie, Christopher

Shahbaz, Haider

Shapiro, Kate

Siebels, Ashley

Sipos, Timea

Stilwell, Jack

Solivan, Rene

Strauss, Adam

Sweatnam, Matt

Toledo-Smailes, Lorinda

Turiansky, Ariana

Tran, Vu

Tribe, Sean

Unger, Doug

Villalobos, Veronica

Villanueva, Michelle

Ware, Joshua

Watanabe, Shin

Weber, Denise

Wessels, Andrew

Widdoes, Autumn

Wiley, Richard

Williams, Gaby

Wills, Jackson

Wilson, Leia

Wilson, Zach

Wimmer, Wendy

Wyrick, Zach

Yusofzei , Mariah

Zarazua, Monica

Zilahy, Peter