Ryan BlacketterA graduate of the Iowa Writers' Workshop, Ryan Blacketter has received a literary grant from the Oregon Regional Arts and Culture Council and a prison teaching grant from the Idaho Humanities Council. His stories have appeared in the Antioch Review, Image, Crab Orchard Review, Alaska Quarterly Review, and elsewhere. He lives with his wife in Boise, Idaho.
The 2014 Idaho Press Club Awarded Amy Atkins 1st Prize in Arts and Entertainment Reporting for "A Seed of Anxiety: Seeing what's 'Down in the River' with Ryan Blacketter."
Ryan discusses a lesson learned from the prisoners he taught in north Idaho