Ryan Vine


814 West 6th Street
Duluth, MN 55806

Author's Bio

Ryan Vine’s debut full collection To Keep Him Hidden (Salmon, 2018) was a finalist for the May Swenson Prize, the New Issues Prize, the Crab Orchard Series, the MVP Prize from New Rivers Press, and—selected by Robert Pinsky—the Dorset Prize.

His poems have appeared in a grip of places, including The American Poetry Review, Ploughshares, Poetry Ireland Review, Verse Daily and on National Public Radio. His chapbook, Distant Engines (Backwaters Press, 2006), won a Weldon Kees Award and spent time on the Poetry Foundation’s contemporary best-seller list.

He’s received the Greensboro Review’s Robert Watson Poetry Prize, McKnight/ARAC Career Development Grants, an Artist Initiative Grant from the Minnesota State Arts Board and has been a finalist or nominee for numerous other honors.

Ryan is associate professor, a member of the Honors faculty, the Rose Warner Professor, and Chair of the English Department at the College of St. Scholastica in Duluth, MN.

Publications & Prizes

To Keep Him Hidden (Salmon Poetry (Ireland), 2018)
Distant Engines (Backwaters Press, 2006)
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Verse Daily
Writer's Almanac
Prizes won: 

Weldon Kees Award (2005) May Swenson Poetry Award (2009, finalist) Robert Watson Poetry Prize (2010) Black Warrior Review Poetry Prize (2012, finalist) Erskine J. Poetry Prize (2012, finalist) Pushcart Prize Nomination (2012) Gold Line Press Chapbook Prize (2015, finalist) Artist Initiative Grant: Minnesota State Arts Board (2015) Fool for Poetry International Chapbook Competition (2015, finalist)

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Duluth, MN
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Last update: Mar 21, 2018