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, Brigham Young University—Hawai’i, and the University of Southern California, where he has been a Merit Fellow in the Literature and Creative Writing doctoral program.

Ryan lives in Burbank, California.

His entry in the Poets & Writers Directory of Writers can be found here: