Author: Ryan D. Matthews

Ryan D. Matthews is a writer and editor from rural Washington State. A Hawthornden Castle Fellow, his work has also been recognized with fellowships from the Ucross Foundation, Virginia Center for the Creative Arts, Blue Mountain Center, the Ragdale Foundation, the Jentel Foundation, Kimmel Harding Nelson Center for the Arts, and others. He was recently nominated for the PEN/Robert J. Dau Short Story Prize for Emerging Writers and was a finalist for a 2019 Emerging Artists Program from the Jerome Foundation. He is the host and curator of The Rally—a political reading series—and his work has appeared most recently in Lit Hub and Joyland.