KGB: MWA Reading

June 17, 2017
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Angel Luis Colon is the Anthony and Derringer Award-nominated author of the NO HAPPY ENDINGS and BLACKY JAGUAR series of novellas, and the upcoming short story anthology MEAT CITY ON FIRE (AND OTHER ASSORTED DEBACLES).  His fiction has appeared in multiple web and print applications including Thuglit, Literary Orphans, and Great Jones Street

Jen Conley’s short stories have appeared in Thuglit, Needle, Crime Factory, Trouble in the Heartland: Crime Fiction Inspired by the Songs of Bruce Springsteen and many others. She has contributed to the Los Angeles Review of Books and is one of editors of Shotgun Honey. Her story collection, Cannibals: Stories from the Edge of the Pine Barrens is available now. She lives in New Jersey. Visit her at

Nikhil Iyengar is delighted to begin his second summer as an MWA member with a reading at the KGB Bar. He will read from the first chapter of his first novel, a psychological mystery with futuristic elements. On other creative fronts, he has written and directed a festival-screened short film, and last year won an international filmmaking award in Japan.

Brian Klingborg has lived and worked in Asia, Europe and the USA. He has written for television and magazines, and published two non-fiction books on Chinese martia arts. He lives in New York City. Kill Devil Falls is his first novel.

Alex Segura is a novelist and comic book writer. He is the author of the Pete Fernandez Miami Mysteries, which include SILENT CITY, DOWN THE DARKEST STREET and the latest, DANGEROUS ENDS. He has also written a number of comic books, including the best-selling and critically acclaimed ARCHIE MEETS KISS storyline, the “Occupy Riverdale” story, ARCHIE MEETS RAMONES and the new THE ARCHIES one-shot. He lives in New York with his wife and son. He is a Miami native.

Radha Vatsal is the author of A Front Page Affair (2016) and Murder Between the Lines (May 2017), the first two novels in the Kitty Weeks mystery series set in World War I-era New York. She received her Ph.D. from Duke University where she studied women in silent cinema.  She lives in New York City with her husband and two daughters.