David Ryan: BA, University of Massachusetts. MFA, Bennington College. Author of Animals in Motion: Stories (Roundabout Press) and Malcolm Lowry’s Under the Volcano: Bookmarked (Ig Publishing, 2017). His fiction has appeared in Esquire, Tin House, Fence, Electric Literature, BOMB, several Mississippi Review Prize issues, Denver Quarterly, Alaska Quarterly Review, New Orleans Review, Salt Hill, Cimarron Review, Unsaid, failbetter, and others. Anthologies include Flash Fiction Forward (W. W. Norton); Boston Noir 2: The Classics (Akashic); and The Mississippi Review: 30 Years. Essays, reviews, and interviews in The Paris Review, Tin House, BOMB, Bookforum, The Oxford Encyclopedia of American Fiction (Oxford University Press), and others. Recipient of a MacDowell fellowship and a Connecticut state arts grant. Co-founding editor of Post Road Magazine, where he currently edits the Fiction and Theatre sections. SLC, 2013–.
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