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Ryan Black

Ryan Black is the author of The Tenant of Fire (University of Pittsburgh, 2019), winner of the 2018 Agnes Lynch Starrett Poetry Prize, and Death of a Nativist (PSA, 2017), selected by Linda Gregerson for the Poetry Society of America’s 2016 Chapbook Fellowship. He is the Director of Undergraduate Creative Writing at Queens College/CUNY. 



Spring 2019 | Poetry

  I’m a man who believed that I died twenty years ago, and I live like a man who is dead already. — Malcolm X  The still eyes of Malcolm X, stilled by an f-stop and shutter. Winter, 1965. Malcolm is leaving a car, gel [...]