Ryan Blacketter

Ryan Blacketter

A contributor at the New York Observer, Ryan Blacketter is the author of Down in the River. He has recently finished a novella, The Argentine Woman.

A Raft of Books

A Raft of Books

In my workshop with Frank Conroy at the University of Iowa in 2002, he uttered a caveat on the first day that was astonishing to hear at a university. “Let’s not have any political correctness here. If characters can’t think and talk like people—if writers can’t—

Ryan Blacketter
Ryan Blacketter
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