Ryan Van Meter

Associate Professor

Full-Time Faculty

(415) 422-4298 Kalmanovitz Hall 477

Biography

Ryan Van Meter is the author of the essay collection, If You Knew Then What I Know Now (2011). His work has appeared in The Gettysburg Review, Iowa Review, The Normal School Magazine, Ninth Letter, and Fourth Genre, among others, and has been selected for anthologies including Best American Essays 2009. A recent finalist for the Lambda Literary Award, he has also been awarded residencies by The MacDowell Colony and the Virginia Center for the Creative Arts.

Education
MA, DePaul University
MFA, University of Iowa
Publications
If You Knew Then What I Know Now (2011)

Featured in The Gettysburg Review, Iowa Review, The Normal School Magazine, Ninth Letter, and Fourth Genre

Featured in Best American Essays 2009

Awards & Distinctions

Lambda Literary Award finalist