Ryan Shoemaker

Author's Bio

Ryan Shoemaker was raised in Auburn, Washington. His work appears in Silk Road Review, Santa Monica Review, Grist: A Journal for Writers, Monkeybicycle, and many others. Ryan holds two degrees from Brigham Young University—Provo (BA in English, 2001; MA in Fiction Writing, 2006). He has taught at Brigham Young University—Provo, the University of Southern California, and Brigham Young University—Hawai’i. Ryan lives in Burbank, California, where he has been a Merit Fellow in the University of Southern California’s doctoral program in Creative Writing and Literature.

Publications and Prizes

Journals: 
Blue Lake Review, Dialogue, Grist: The Journal for Writers, Hawai'i Review, Kugelmass: A Journal of Literary Humor, Monkeybicycle, Punchnel's, Santa Monica Review, Silk Road, The Fiction Desk Anthology Series, The MacGuffin, Weber Studies
Prizes Won: 
2011: Pushcart nomination, Grist: The Journal for Writers 2011: New Voices Award, Dialogue: A Journal of Mormon Thought 2010: Pushcart nomination, Irreantum 2010: First place, Irreantum Fiction Contest 2008: First place, 2008 Best in Fiction Award, in Dialogue: A Journal of Mormon Thought 2008: New Voices Award, Dialogue: A Journal of Mormon Thought

More Information

Listed as: 
Fiction Writer
Gives readings: 
Yes
Travels for readings: 
Yes
Prefers to work with: 
Adults
Fluent in: 
Italian
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Last updated: Aug 13, 2013