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Ryan Ireland, PhD, is the author of two novels, Beyond the Horizon and Ghosts of the Desert. He has been published in Public Libraries Quarterly, Voices of Youth Advocates, Pallet, and Ripcord. In 2016, Ryan delivered "Your Story Matters", a TEDx talk about the future of libraries. In 2018, he was a finalist for the VanderMey Nonfiction Prize. Currently Ryan works as the publicist for his local public library and co-chairs a nonprofit, Third Story Literacy Project, with his wife, Amber. They live in Alpha, Ohio.
Winning Entry: Circumambulatory Cacozelia
Contest Won: Tom Howard/John H. Reid Fiction & Essay Contest 2018, First Prize