Ryan Ridge

Fiction Writer, Poet

Weber State University 1395 Edvalson Street, Dept. 1404
Ogden, UT 84408-1404
Phone: 
562-221-5133

Author's Bio

Ryan Ridge is the author of four chapbooks as well as four full-lengths, including the hybrid novel, American Homes (University of Michigan Press, 2015). His next story collection, New Bad News, is forthcoming from Sarabande Books in 2020. Past work has appeared in American Book Review, The Collagist, DIAGRAM, Lumina, Passages North, Post Road, Salt Hill, Santa Monica Review, and elsewhere. An assistant professor at Weber State University in Ogden, Utah, he co-directs the Creative Writing Program. In addition to his work as a writer and teacher, he edits the literary magazine, Juked. He lives in Salt Lake City with the writer Ashley Farmer.

Publications & Prizes

Fiction

Books:
New Bad News (Sarabande Books, 2020)
,
Second Acts in American Lives (Alternating Current Press, 2018)
,
American Homes (The University of Michigan Press, 2016)
,
Hunters & Gamblers (Dark Sky Books, 2011)

Poetry

Book:
Ox (BatCat Press, 2011)
Prizes won: 

Linda Bruckheimer Award in Kentucky Literature (2018), Italo Calvino Prize in Fabulist Fiction (2016)

More Information

Gives readings: 
Yes
Travels for readings: 
Yes
Prefers to work with: 
Adults
Born in: 
Louisville , KY
Kentucky
Raised in: 
Louisville, KY
Kentucky
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Last update: Mar 03, 2019