David Ryan is the author of the story collection Animals in Motion (Roundabout Press) and Malcolm Lowry's Under the Volcano: Bookmarked (Ig Publishing). His fiction has appeared in Esquire, BOMB, Tin House, Fence, Electric Literature, No Tokens Journal, New World Writing, Juked, The Encyclopedia Project, Hayden's Ferry Review, Booth, Denver Quarterly, Alaska Quarterly Review, New Orleans Review, Cimarron Review, the Mississippi Review, and elsewhere, and anthologized in WW Norton's Flash Fiction Forward, The Mississippi Review: 30, and Akashic Book's Boston Noir 2: The Classics. Essays, reviews and interviews have appeared in The Paris Review, The Oxford Encyclopedia of American Literature, Tin House, BookForum, and elsewhere. A recipient of the Elizabeth Yates McGreal Writer in Residence, a Connecticut state arts grant and a Macdowell fellowship, he currently teaches in the writing program at Sarah Lawrence College and in the low residency program at New England College.