blackbirdan online journal of literature and the artsSpring 2019  Vol. 18 No. 1
an online journal of literature and the arts
Ryan Black

Ryan Black is the author of The Tenant of Fire (University of Pittsburgh Press, 2019) and Death of a Nativist (Poetry Society of America, 2016). He has published previously or has work forthcoming in AGNI, The Literary Review, Ninth Letter, Ploughshares, The Southern Review, and elsewhere. Black is the recipient of the 2018 Agnes Lynch Starrett Poetry Prize and the Poetry Society of America’s 2016 Chapbook Fellowship. He has received fellowships from the Adirondack Center for Writing, the Millay Colony for the Arts, and the Queens Council on the Arts, as well as a Tennessee Williams Scholarship to the Sewanee Writers’ Conference. He is the director of undergraduate creative writing at Queens College, City University of New York, and lives in Jackson Heights, New York.  end

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