Ryan Van Meter

Ryan Van Meter

Associate Professor

Full-Time Faculty

(415) 422-4298 Kalmanovitz Hall 482

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.

Appointments
Humanities Representative, Core Assessment Working Group
Education
DePaul University, MA in Literary Writing, 2005
University of Iowa, MFA in Nonfiction Writing, 2009
Selected 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