Irl (Short-Ish (Paperback)
Novellas + Extended Essays)
Outpost19, 9781944853068, 76pp.
Publication Date: August 2, 2016
In Timmy Reed's novella, IRL, a lonely social media addict, unemployed and short on rent, logs off and shuts down in the middle of an ugly job search. Alone in mid-town Baltimore, where he's mostly been online, he takes a little stay-vacation. Just little time off, in real life. See what he can get his hands into, see what he can dig up...
About the Author
Timmy Reed is a teacher and fiction writer from Baltimore. He is the author of the books Tell God I Don't Exist, The Ghosts That Surrounded Them, Stray/Pest, Miraculous Fauna, and Star Backwards. His short fiction can be found in many places in print and online, including Akashic Books, Vol. 1 Brooklyn, Necessary Fiction, and The Wigleaf Top 50. In 2015, he was awarded a Baker Artist Awards b-grant for his body of work.